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Slavery And The Making Of America By James Oliver Horton

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In the nonfiction book, Slavery and the Making of America the authors, James Oliver Horton and Lois E Horton, employs stories to discuss the history of slavery. The book presents old and new information that not only tell one of the scars that slavery left America but also how important slavery was in America
As I read the brutal past America had with slavery I learn that slaves fought in American revolution, which granted America it freedom from the world's greatest power, (at that time) the British; but it didn’t grant the freedom of all slaves. I was also shocked to learn that the people that fought for the end of slavery who made or join groups to put an end in slavery once and for all, like Benjamin Rush, also own slaves. This book open
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