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Banning the African Slave Trade

On this day in 1807, the US Congress passes an act to “prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction…

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Not Importing Slaves Didn’t Stop the Slave Trade

By the time of the American Revolution, the English importers alone had brought some three million captive Africans to the Americas.

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