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Slavery Timeline

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  • Declaration of Indepedence ADOPTED

  • Constitution Ratified

  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total Blacks: 757,208
    % Free blacks 7.9%
    Total US population: 3,929,214
    % Total blacks: 19%
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  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total blacks: 1,002,037
    % Free blacks: 10.8%
    Total US population: 5,308,483
    % Total blacks: 19%
  • Slave Trade Illegal

  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total blacks: 1,377,808
    % Free blacks: 13.5%
    Total US population: 7,239,881
    % Total blacks: 19%
  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total blacks: 1,771,656
    % Free blacks: 13.2%
    Total US population: 9,638, 453
    % Total blacks: 18%
  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total blacks: 2,328, 642
    % Free blacks: 13.7%
    Total US population: 12,860,702
    % Total blacks: 18%
  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total blacks: 2,873,648
    % Free blacks: 13.4%
    Total US population: 17,063,353
    % Total blacks: 17%
  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total blacks: 3,638,808
    % Free blacks: 11.9%
    Total US population: 23,191,876
    % Total blacks: 16%
  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total blacks: 4,441,830
    % Free blacks: 11%
    Total US population: 31,443,321
    % Total blacks: 14%
  • XIII Amendment Passed

  • Distribution of Slaves

    Total blacks: 4,880,009
    % Free blacks: 100%
    Total US population: 38,558,371
    % Total blacks: 13%