• Slavery’s Scar on the United States
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    Slavery’s Scar on the United States

    If you’ve ever spent an entire lunch hour just staring at a map of the United States – what, people do that right? – you’ve probably noticed this one line that seems to run right across the middle of the country. Why is that line there? Well to figure that out, we’re going to have to go back to the beginning. When the United States gained independence and the founding fathers got together to write a Constitution, it was pretty much assumed that slavery was going to naturally die out… soon. Let me be clear, not because of any altruistic reason or movement towards equality. But because it simply wasn’t…