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Historical Flashback: Christmas and enslavement in the United States

December 14, 2015

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Historical Flashback: Christmas and enslavement in the United States The following historical newspaper articles relate to enslaved people of African descent around the Christmas season in United States. 1851 1851 1856 1856 1858 1860 1862 1865 On December 18, 1865, Secretary of State William H. Seward proclaimed the official adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to […]

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