The TRUTH about slavery in the U.S.A.

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    Sadly, progressive leaders on the left have managed to dupe their followers into one of the most egregious lies ever perpetrated on the world: that the U.S. Constitution is irrelevant because it was created by racist and oppressive wealthy white men.

    Absolutely nothing could be further from the truth. The sad reality is the leaders on the left abhor the U.S. Constitution because it limits their power - which prevents them from imposing their will on others. In an attempt to get around that, they have created the false narrative that the document shouldn't be respected and adhered to because the document is "evil". Since a document is an inanimate object which cannot be anything, they needed to create the false narrative that it was penned by evil men.

    It is sad that such great men have been so wrongfully demonized because of those with an agenda for power over others. It's particularly disturbing that our public schools are not teaching students the truth about our founders. It is time we change that. It is time the American people are educated on what actually occurred in history.
     
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    Thomas Jefferson
    • Vehemently opposed slavery
    • Introduced legislation in Virginia to end slavery before the U.S. even declared independence from England
    • Inherited slaves from his family and was not permitted to release them by law
    • Original writings prove his disdain for slavery and his deep desire to see it end
    • Included a clause in the Declaration of Independence that ended slavery. Several southern states demanded it be removed before they would support and sign the document.
    Listen from the 4:30 mark to the 8:00 minute mark for the truth about Thomas Jefferson and slavery:

    Slavery and Our Founders Part I: Thomas Jefferson
     
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    If the Constitution was NOT created by racist oppressive white men, why did it include the 1807 anti-slave trade clause which empowered domestic slave holders and enriched them?

    That was actually the purpose of it, unless YOU don't know the history of slavery in the US?

    The prohibition of international slave trading was overwhelmingly supported by established slave holders who then got to sell their own slaves as capital rather than mere labor in an open market.
     
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    Well...for starters...it didn't. No such "clause" exists in the U.S. Constitution. Never did. So you're either lying or you are a prime example of the uninformed, uneducated progressive minion that has been duped by their progressive masters.

    Now - what I think you're attempting to refer to here was the federal law enacted in 1807 (which was not an amendment to the U.S. Constitution) which prohibited slaves from being imported into the U.S. Or the exact opposite of what you claimed above.

    Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    It was enacted then because anti-slavery and poor settlers in the fringes of the Slave empire fought to have the 1807 clause in the Constitution which banned discussion on Slave Trading.

    God damn pull your stupid head out of your ass.

    Here read a fucking book:

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    what about the fact that it said only white men could vote? I suppose that wasn't racist either?
     
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    Says the person who just claimed that the 1807 federal slavery law was part of the U.S. Constitution and that it was designed to "enrich and empower" slave owners when in fact it wasn't a part of the Constitution at all and it prevented the importation of slavery (which is the exact opposite of "empowering" and "enriching" slave owners). :lmao:
     
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    I have a lot of respect for Thomas Jefferson the writer and thinker- but like many people- he was conflicted- he was personally opposed to slavery- yet at the same time bought and sold slaves- and allowed his slaves to be beaten.

    Monticello does a great job of providing an honest and complete picture of Thomas Jefferson- great man and slave owner.

    Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

    At any one time, about 130 enslaved men, women, and children lived and worked at Monticello. Jefferson initially acquired most of his slaves through inheritance from his father and father-in-law. The Monticello plantation comprised 5,000 acres divided into four farms: the Monticello home farm, Shadwell, Tufton, and Lego. Farm laborers lived near the fields where they worked. House servants and artisans lived in log dwellings on the mountaintop along Mulberry Row or in rooms under the south terrace of the main house.

    Israel Gillette remembered Jefferson’s death as “an affair of great moment and uncertainty to us slaves.” In 1827, Edward, Jane, nine of their children, and 12 grandchildren were sold.

    After Jefferson’s death, David Hern and his 34 surviving children and grandchildren were sold.

    Jefferson freed Joseph Fossett in his will, but Edith and seven of their children were sold.

    Jefferson purchased George and Ursula Granger and their sons in 1773 because Ursula Granger was a “favorite housewoman” of his wife.

     
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    Yet another prime example of the progressive minions blindly following the propaganda of the progressive masters.

    The U.S. Constitution said no such thing. At no point did the document ever outline who could vote. That was controlled by each individual state.
     
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    thats a lie
     

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