Declaration Of Independence: The Banishment Of Slavery

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The year is 1776 and the talk of a new document is about. What did the document say? What would change? Would things still be like they are, like, would slavery still be the same or maybe even cease to exist? I’m sure all of the questions above where asked or thought about by the public. I am sorry to say that the “Declaration of Independence” did not solve slavery.

In the 1700’s everyone knew about slavery. Slavery was popular especially in the south. Most didn’t see it as inhuman because of the public’s whispers. The abolition of slavery, or the banishment of slavery didn’t come for years later, unfortunately. The beginning of the abolishment of slavery started because of a man named Abraham Lincoln. He had seen through the public’s goggles
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