The Last Country To Officially Outlaw Slavery

The United States outlawed slavery with the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution in 1865. The United States’s abolition of the “peculiar institution” began a domino effect in which most of the slavery holdouts began to slowly get rid of human bondage — for good. Cuba…

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