The Abolition Of Slavery

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The best example of the challenges that the new nation faced as it came to terms with its independence is the enactment of “An act for the gradual abolition of slavery” in Laws of the State of New York passed at the 22nd session in 1799.
Slavery is the most painful era for the African-American people in the history of the U.S. It lasted more than two centuries. This long-term period is remembered for its cruelty and violence. However, even after the adoption of the act regarding the emancipation of slaves, the society was unprepared for it. After the Revolution, some states began to abolish slavery within their borders, while most other states decided to emancipate slaves gradually, on a certain future day or only emancipated slaves born after
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