What would the U.S. look like today if slavery was never abolished?

Posted by: themightyindividual

What would modern America look like with slavery? Could you buy slaves on Ebay and Amazon and at Walmart?

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Completely different, for worse

Lesser level of technology, slavery hinders innovation!
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Mostly the same, except no free black people

Same level of technology, some of the same major events occurred.
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1 comment
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Completely different, for better

Greater level of technology, slavery gets stuff done!
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PetersSmith says2015-07-18T20:38:41.7058325-05:00
Watch CSA: the Confederate States of America.
TBR says2015-07-18T21:16:55.8004683-05:00
^^ was a interesting attempt
ISISmilitant says2015-07-18T21:50:52.0179099-05:00
Usa sucks because they have a secular government
ISISmilitant says2015-07-18T21:51:02.3172967-05:00
They should adopt sharia law
Texas14 says2015-07-18T22:56:02.8070961-05:00
@ISISmilitant, shouldn't there be a government that allows people to practice whatever religion they want?
themightyindividual says2015-07-18T23:24:17.0190040-05:00
Ignore him, he is a troll. Don't get mad, he is just making fun of them.
Haroush says2015-07-19T05:51:02.2001999-05:00
Historians will even tell you if the Confederates had won slavery would have been abolished anyways. Here is an interesting fact. The Confederacy paid black soldiers more than their union black soldier counter parts. Not only this, blacks in the Confederacy were paid the same as white soldiers.
Haroush says2015-07-19T05:57:35.4147254-05:00
Technology is destroying humanity.. If there was a massive natural disaster that happened right now 90% of you wouldn't know what to do.. And guess what? Even though I know what to do in a massive natural disaster I probably wouldn't help anyone except my family and some others I care about because 90% of humanity in America would be better off dead since they like industrialization and killing off the earth it's self.
MakeSensePeopleDont says2015-07-19T08:04:28.8721112-05:00
@Haroush Slaves were paid more as well as regular soldiers because the South housed the big companies like cotton and tobacco. Also, if there was a natural disaster that caused 90% of people to not know how to take care of themselves, you're right, you wouldn't help anyone else. Not because you wouldn't want to, but because you would most likely be dead from all the riots, pillaging, rape, murder, and 100% anarchy that would accompany said disaster.
MakeSensePeopleDont says2015-07-19T14:00:21.1543679-05:00
@Donderpants This is both true AND false at the same time. During the ratification process of the 13th Amendment, Mississippi was a holdout as they appealed the decision to not compensate people for the loss of their slaves. The Amendment was obviously ratified and placed into the Bill of Rights making it so no laws could be created to undermine it. This means at this point in time, slavery was abolished in Mississippi. Due to so much change occurring which required congressional oversight, Mississippi forgot to sign the forms and get them mailed in. Two people found the oversight a few years ago and Mississippi signed the papers then sent them in. ***Note: States only have a limited time to send in the paperwork so technically they still have not agreed to the Ratification as the time limit has expired.*** So yes they symbolically signed it recently, however, they are still documented as a party voting "Nay" for the ratification of proposed Amendment 13.

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