Re: Slavery,who was responsible?
Arun Gupta (email@example.com)
Sat, 18 Feb 1995 14:57:29 GMT
In article <vlsi_libD465y3.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Gerard Malecki <email@example.com> wrote:
>In article <D441JB.GGo@nntpa.cb.att.com> firstname.lastname@example.org. (Gadfly) writes:
>>Slavery was not outlawed in Saudi Arabia until 1962. I believe the last
>>nation to outlaw slavery was Mauretania, sometime in the 1980s.
>Louisiana outlawed slavery this year.
Asbury Park Press, Friday, Feb. 17, 1995 (yesterday)
Mississipi Senate OKs abolishment of slavery
Jackson, Miss : It only took 130 years, but the Mississipi Senate
finally voted to abolish slavery.......
[Of course, with the precedence of federal law over state law,
slavery was effectively abolished a long time ago....]