廢除華盛頓特區裡的黑奴制度_1

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林肯在華盛頓特區中禁止奴隸制度的5個月後,他寫下了「自由宣言」。

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廢除華盛頓特區裡的黑奴制度:1862412

看看現在的美國,你會對過去全國,甚至是國家首都華盛頓特區中,到處都是奴隸的事實感到訝異。在1862412日,林肯在特區首都簽署了廢除奴隸制度的一項法案,這是長久以來為了非裔美人的自由、公民地位,以及平等地位所奮戰的成果。你知道華盛頓特區裡的奴隸交易有多昌盛嗎?


Looking at the U.S. now, it's shocking to imagine slavery existing throughout the country, or in the District of Columbia, the nation's capital. President Abraham Lincoln felt this all his life. On April 16, 1862, he signed an act abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia, an important step in the long march toward freedom, citizenry, and equal rights for African Americans. How big was the slave trade in D.C.?

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