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Unformatted text preview: -Thomas Paine wrote the first article published in the US advocating the emancipation of slaves called “African Slavery in America” D. Impact of the Ideals of the Revolution E. Petitions submitted to State Gov't by Slaves F. State Action/Gradual Emancipation-emancipation in the free states was so gradual that both New York and Pennsylvania listed slaves in their 1840 census returns, and a small number of black slaves were held in New Jersey in 1860 G. Federal Action 1. Northwest Ordinance 1787-slavery was prohibited in the territories north west of the Ohio River . By 1804, abolitionists succeeded in passing legislation that would eventually (in conjunction with the 13th amendment ) emancipate the slaves in every state north of the Ohio River and the Mason-Dixon Line . 2. Prohibit Importation of Slaves 1808-the Federal government abolished the importation of slaves into the United States...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course AFAM 101 taught by Professor Mcmillan during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07