Tuesday, January 5, 2010

African Slaves In Massachusetts Petitioned For Freedom On January 6,1773

January 6,2010
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

Black African slaves in Massachusetts petitioned for freedom on January 6,1773 and Massachusetts abolishes slavery in its state Constitution in 1780. The state of Vermont(Colony ) was the first state or colony to formally abolish African slavery in 1777. Vermont was formerly part of the state or colony of New York.

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