A commercial convention calls for the African slave trade to be reopened (31 words)

Historical Context Note

Context

In 1859 the Southern Commercial Convention in Vicksburg called for a resolution to repeal all state and federal regulations banning the slave trade. The slave trade had been banned by Congress in 1808.

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