Abolishment Of Slavery

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In my opinion, I think that America had the full capability of removing slavery before the loss of so many in the Civil War. While the Civil War helped bring abolishment to slavery, it did not directly help the slaves. The issue of the rights of African Americans would not truly be resolved for another century into American history. There are other ways besides the Civil War in which the practice of slavery could have or would have been removed peaceably from American society. Yes, northern abolitionists sought the freedom of blacks, but did they really push hard enough towards their goal? If the abolitionists would have pressed more fiercely against the Fugitive Slave Act, it could have possibly been removed. In doing so, more slaves

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