@VagrantMuse @ODell_Nathaniel @realDonaldTrump Thomas Jefferson rejected slavery completely and attempted it to be part of the declaration of independence but it was rejected by the southern colonies; The slaves that were brought to the British colonies were brought by people who were Englishmen google.com/search?q=Thoma… 1)
@VagrantMuse @ODell_Nathaniel @realDonaldTrump They were enslaved by black Africans who sold them as slave auctions in Ghana and Benin; Black slavery would go back several thousand years and would not even involve white, let alone American, slave traders; Blacks owned slaves in Louisiana, Virginia & South Carolina as well 2)
@VagrantMuse @ODell_Nathaniel @realDonaldTrump Thousands of enslaved blacks were also owned by Cherokee’s and went on the trail of tears with their native American owners during the removal to the Indian territory in the 1830s… In 1776 a new nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are 3)
@VagrantMuse @ODell_Nathaniel @realDonaldTrump created equal… And this America immediately began freeing the slaves that had come with the British Empire and within a few generations completed the liberation process through a civil war, the bloodiest conflict in American history at a cost of over 600,000 lives ... 4)
@VagrantMuse @ODell_Nathaniel @realDonaldTrump Since slavery was a normal institution in all societies for 3000 years before 1776, America rightly should be seen not as a founder of slavery but it’s grave digger… North American continent imported 330,000 slaves out of a world slave trade of over 50 million; 5)
@VagrantMuse @ODell_Nathaniel @realDonaldTrump America abolish the slave trade in 1808, compared to other slave systems like Brazil where the slave population had to be replaced every year because of the brutal conditions… Because of America’s leading role in abolishing slavery and in articulating the principles of 6)
@VagrantMuse @ODell_Nathaniel @realDonaldTrump universal equality & freedom, America is more properly seen as a gift to Black people, despite the suffering they endured before the system ended;For comparison slavery still exists in Africa 156 years after the EmancipationProclamation, in which the masters are people of color.<

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