US Civil War
Battle of Gettysburg
A person who believed in the ending of slavery?
Asked in US Civil War, Slavery
Why did abolitionist believe slavery should be outlawed?
Who thought slavery was an improvement over life in Africa?
Asked in US Civil War, Slavery, Abraham Lincoln
Did the Gettysburg address have anything to do with the ending of slavery?
Why did southern states like Mississippi secede from the union?
What were Thomas Jefferson's conditions for ending slavery in 1820?
Thomas Jefferson had a hand in politics long after his terms as US president ended. In 1820, the Missouri Compromise was being "hammered out' and Jefferson had ideas concerning the Compromise and the ending of slavery. He believed the nation could endure all economic consequences of abolishing slavery. His condition for ending slavery and to avoid all the political and social strife this would cause, meant the colonization of the freed slaves.