Should We Celebrate the Fourth of July?

Patriotism, Racism, and the Sins of America’s Past — and Present

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Patriotism is fading in America
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  • By 1798, every state had outlawed the importation of slaves within its borders. When South Carolina later reopened the slave trade in 1803, Congress intervened and outlawed it nationally in 1808.
  • By 1804, seven of the original thirteen states had abolished slavery itself.

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