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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Oct 25, 2012, 08:47 AM

6. I would imagine that WWI would have been the end of the last of slavery


I wouldn't surprise me if a few states held out as most others disavowed slavery, but the need for black soldiers in support roles might have motivated the Federal government to finish it off.

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