Understanding Prejudice
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Slavery and the U.S. Presidents

Slavery and the U.S. Presidents Although some U.S. presidents strongly opposed slavery, others gave it their seal of approval.

This presentation identifies the presidents who owned slaves, and it explores presidential attitudes and behavior with respect to slavery. At the end, you'll be able to view full reference citations for all information presented.

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3. What is your sex?
4. What year were you born?
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