Which Presidents Owned Slaves?

Slave Owning Presidents There were 12 presidents who, at some point in their lives, owned slaves. They were among the first 18 presidents of the United States, and 8 of them were slave owners while still in their tenure as president. George Washington Did George Washington own slaves? George Washington owned many slaves throughout his […]

What led to the end of US Slavery?

Men with slaves panning for gold in river

What Truly Led To The End Of Slavery In The US In the early years of colonial America from 1526 until the later passing of the 13th Amendment in 1865, slavery was a part of America’s makeup. Practiced even among the 13 Colonies, slavery, under law, was ownership of another person. Slaves were treated as […]