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HburgCav

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Th amount can be skewed by whoever is manipulating the data. A good


guess would be total% of African American slaves represented about that % of the accomplishment. The system of government, freedom for the common man politically, judicially and economically were the primary drivers of US success. Countries that had much higher % of slaves (Caribbean) ended up much poorer, so it certainly wasn't the slaves alone generating a nation's wealth. There is a narrative that without black slaves this country never would have prospered and quite the opposite is true, it is our original sin and has crushed us as a nation politically, judicially and economically. It did not make it a great nation, far from it, it has hindered us at every turn.

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Posted: 07/04/2020 at 7:30PM



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  Wow, somebody missed the point -- RBCavs 07/01/2020 11:08PM
  He did not say "founded"; he said "built" -- chipz hoo 07/01/2020 09:49AM
  Explain -- chipz hoo 07/04/2020 3:48PM
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  Nothing about American exceptionalism is taught -- HburgCav 07/04/2020 12:33PM
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