What Is The Purpose Of Slavery In The United States?

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"You think slavery is right and ought to be extended; we think it is wrong and ought to be restricted.” Abraham Lincoln stated. What is slavery? Slavery is the brutal act of forcing someone to work hard without paying them a fair wage or sometimes without paying with at all. What if Abraham Lincoln didn’t issue the Emancipation Proclamation, what would life be like? Therefore, the purpose of slavery in the United States was to make African Americans feel like they were below everyone else, feel like they will never mount to anything and other people felt as if God doomed African Americans to be slaves.
Slave masters and people that weren’t African American felt as if slaves were meant to be slaves. In Document A, A Speech Defending Slavery

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