From the Backs of Slaves to the Presidency

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The United States waged a civil war from to over legal slavery.

2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls are talking reparations for slavery

The practice was abolished in most states in and completely at the end of the war and with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U. Constitution in A poll by Marist College commissioned by WGBH radio station in Boston found that 68 percent of Americans do not think reparations should be paid to the descendents of slaves, compared with 26 percent who said they should.

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Among African-Americans, 58 percent support paying reparations and 35 percent oppose them. Discover Thomson Reuters. In fact, slaves were lodged at the White House far past its construction.

Jefferson was the first to bring his slaves — a dozen of his household servants from Monticello — to Pennsylvania. After Jefferson, Madison brought slaves from his Virginia estate. In it, Jennings recounts being moved to Washington, D.


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When Mr. Madison was chosen President, we came on and moved into the White House; the east room was not finished, and Pennsylvania Avenue was not paved, but was always in an awful condition from either mud or dust.


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The city was a dreary place. Nor was the White House the only D.