What's wrong with the 1619 Project
What nations would really benefit by a further split and a racial divide between black people and white people? Our national enemies, who are concentrating in increasing it, and causing a race war in the USA today!
Only the States of South Carolina's and Georgia's founding fathers of our nation were in favor of leaving the slave trade in tact.Eleven out of thirteen colonies were against further allowing the slave trade to continue in America. But our founding fathers realized that Great Britain and its apostate King George would use any divisions among-st us. Only to further divide us and defeat us!
For example Thomas Jefferson was adamantly against slavery! But because he was debt over two million dollars his own state forbid him from selling his slaves. But he was very active on the European international scene promoting his anti-slavery agenda!
Black people of property owned black slaves. And native American Indians have both black and Native American slaves. Slavery was legal all over the entire globe. Thomas Jefferson worked closely with a British anti-slavery individual!
Was America founded as a racist nation? The answer is no for the northern colonies who were influenced by the Pilgrims who landed on Plymouth Rock on 1620. They sought religious freedom and saw all men as being created equal.
What about James Town Virginia? 1619 was the year the first slaves were brought into the colonies. Their founders were only nominal non practicing Christians. Who
were over come by both greed and avarice! Yet there were many in the Southern
Colonies were also anti-slavery, Until Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin and made Slavery profitable! And helped launch the industrial revolution in America!
Prior to the Civil War the Southern States were afraid that the non slavery Northern States would out number them. And that created a boundary between north and south called the Mason Dixon Line. There any time a non slave state was admitted, a slave state had to be admitted. Latter on they launched the fugitive slave bill as well as the Jim Crow laws! There was also the underground slave smuggling railroad! Many risks their lives to free the slaves!
There were northerners who were pro slavery and there were southerns who were anti- slavery. Which is why the American Civil War was considered a war against brothers! The war lasted from about 1860-1865 which officially ended slavery in America!
Roxanne Lea Dubarry
November 18, 2021
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