The Controversial Issue Of Slavery In The United States

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Decision on slavery Slavery has been a controversial issue since the beginning of US history. The US government has not been able to effectively handle this situation, and the Civil War will not accomplish anything. The best solution to slavery is to gradually phase out slavery with compensation to slave owners. Doing this would restore the God given human rights to slaves, provide compensation for slave owners, and allow the economy to adapt. Southern politician Jefferson Davis said that “the proper condition of a negro is slavery.” This was the distorted view that kept slavery alive this whole time. The constitution however claims that all men are created equal, with certain unalienable rights. Among these unalienable rights is life.
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