The Founding Fathers and Slavery (via Battlefield America)


David Barton 1-1-2001 Even though the issue of slavery is often raised as a discrediting charge against the Founding Fathers, the historical fact is that slavery was not the product of, nor was it an evil introduced by, the Founding Fathers; slavery had been introduced to America nearly two centuries before the Founders. As President of Congress Henry Laurens explained: I abhor slavery. I was born in a country where slavery had been established b … Read More

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