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Compensated Emancipation

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I disagree with R Palmer that abolition of slavery could be end by compensation because Abraham Lincoln proves it in 1861. Lincoln proposed a program of compensated emancipation, where owner are rewarded… in Delaware. Even though it was successful in Delaware, compensated emancipation was not a feasible plan for other Southern states such as Missouri and Kentucky. “In 1863 state legislation towards compensated emancipation in Maryland failed to pass, as did an attempt to include it in a newly written Missouri constitution” (Wikipedia) Both Lincoln and R Palmer taught that compensated emancipation is the method off ending slavery but sadly it was not; it may be the cheapest way to end slavery as it is not causing any death and destruction such
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