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Old 22 June 2015, 04:32 AM
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Originally Posted by snopes View Post
A very interesting fact on slavery is that at the time the War
of 1861 -1865 officially commenced, the Southern States were actually in
the process of freeing all slaves in the South. Russia had freed itís
servants in 1859, and the South took great note of this.
AYFKM? Great Britain had already freed its African slaves in 1838 throughout the British empire. Much of the rest of the world had before secession, too, including Colombia (New Granada), Argentina, Peru, Venezuela. But Russia freed its servants and that supposedly made the south emancipation curious? Could the people who write this stuff really be that stupid or are they just trolling?
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