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Slavery's true history

By Sam Allis
Globe Columnist / April 25, 2004

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New England has long prided itself as an abolitionist bulwark against slavery. It was in Boston that William Lloyd Garrison fulminated against the Constitution, which considered each slave to be three-fifths of a human being, as "a covenant with death and an agreement with hell." Yet while the number of slaves in New England was minuscule compared with the plantation ... (Full Article: 867 Words)

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