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How and why did African-American slavery in the southern states become worse between 1830 and 1860?


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It didn't. As horrible as it was, the state of slavery remained relatively unchanged in the 1800s, until 1863 when the Emancipation Proclaimation went into effect granting slaves in the rebellious Confederacy, (but not the border states), their freedom.