Slavery In The United States Constitution

Virginia pushed hard to abolish the international slave trade because it had the largest enslaved population of any state, and the value of their domestic trade was suffering as the market was being flooded by the arrival of new enslaved Africans.

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Declaration of Independence owned hundreds of slaves all his life.

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