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Originally posted by Marulo
reply to post by RestingInPieces
Well they weren't quite that fresh. Slaves have been used in the Americas since the early 1520s by western empires.
Although I am not surprised that someone might have had Lincolns sentiment. I am sure racial relations were not that great back then.
I can't find any justification for it. Particularly the selfish statement, that just seems out of touch with the situation.