posted on Jan, 30 2016 @ 08:54 AM
a reply to: Spider879
After the Revolutionary War slavery certainly could NOT have been dealt with. They were drafting a constitution for the new country and needed each
colony to ratify it. If you tried to push against slavery then entire south would have rejected it and there would be no USA.
When the amendment was made to abolish slavery a civil war followed. How would that have been different if it was done 90 years before?
And there is a reason the framers included the wording "all men created equal." They wanted to end slavery, but they knew this country (and the world)
would not be able to realize that yet. They hoped down the line this country would be able to bring that, and bring it did.
I am not racist. I do not have anything against other races or countries. I understand and have studied history more than most folk. I know there have
been tragedies and wrongs committed by many, but I get tired of hearing how we need to feel bad for a group of people because their ancestors had it
The US has done enough to atone for black slavery. They are treated as equals in the community, as far as I've witnessed. And there's a reason
Muhammad Ali said after touring parts of Africa when he had a fight over there, "Thank God my granddaddy got on that boat!" (Obviously alluding to the
fact that his ancestors were slaves.