Images: Towards the Abolition of Slavery

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Abolition of Slavery in the U.S.A.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection > Slavery -- United States

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Abolition of Slavery in the U.S.A.

American abolitionists quite willingly embraced the abolition of slavery, albeit a gradual one. It finally came in 1865 following the Civil War and the defeat of the Southern Confederacy.