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Old 2021-07-30, 14:21   #37
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Originally Posted by Dr Sardonicus View Post
It took a bloody war to put a stop to slavery. And, alas, white supremacy and its manifestations persist in the United States to this day
In the US.

It is worth remembering that the British Empire ended slavery over 30 years earlier and Brazil around 30 years later. Neither required bloody wars.

Perhaps US society might be less toxic today if the American Colonies had been given (not taken) independence at roughly the same time as Canada and Australia.

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