October 16 - Slavery and Immigration Just after revolution...

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Slavery and Immigration Just after revolution U.S. is a teenager trying to find out who it is. 1776 all states had legalized slavery (Rhode Island had no slaves) 1780-1804 Slavery is becoming abolished in all Northern states using  gradual emancipation 1783- War ends 1787- Constitution signed The ideas of the revolution do not work with slavery liberty equality  ect… Causes huge fight between the country being the first problem  causing the civil war The Quakers of Pennsylvania are the first to appose slavery they  believe in equality and anti-slavery 1740’s Quakers put political pressure on the leadership to abolish  slavery in their colony 1780 slavery is abolished in Penn giving 25 years of gradual  emancipation New York (1799) and New Jersey (1804) are the last to abolish  slavery Not really end to slavery but merely a compromise Prut. Emancipated legally permanent that slavery has ended
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