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Sun, 10.26.1749

England Formally Sanctions American Slavery

On this date in 1749, the British parliament formally legalized slavery in the colony now known as Georgia.

Reference:

the Guardian.com

The African American Atlas:
Black History & Culture an Illustrated Reference
by Molefi K. Asanta and Mark T. Mattson
Macmillan USA, Simon & Schuster, New York
ISBN 0-02-864984-2

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