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Vermont was the first state to abolish slavery.

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Pennsylvania in 1780

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What was the first state to abolish slavery in 1780 was?

Vermont was a territory that abolished slavery in 1777, but technically Pennsylvania was the first STATE to abolish slavery, doing so in 1780.

Who was the first state to abolished slavery?

It was virginia, hope it helped 😊😊

When was slavery abolished in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts was the first U.S. state to abolish slavery, in a 1783 judicial interpretation of its 1780 constitution.

What state abolished slavery in 1783?


What state abolished slavery in 1850?

Not slavery - slave-trading. It was the District of Columbia.

In what state did The Compromise of 1850 abolished slavery?

The Compromise of 1850 abolished slavery in the state of Washington DC. It also allowed California to become part of the union as a slave free state.

When did Missouri abolish slavery?

Missouri abolished slavery on January 11, 1865 by adopting an amendment to its state constitution.

What states did not attempt to abolish slavery around the time of the American revolution?

No state abolished slavery during the Revolutionary War. Massachusetts via its Constitution of 1780 did not recognize slavery and thusly "abolished" it, but no state abolished slavery as far as I can see before or "around the time" of the Revolutionary War.

Which of the following was not part of the Compromise of 1850?

Missouri entered as a slave state. Slavery was abolished in Washington, D.C. The abolition of slavery in the district of Columbia

What was the first American colony that abolished slavery?

In the Confederate States of America, after they had lost the war to the USA. Abraham Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation, and that freed just the slaves in the states that had been fighting the Northern States.

Was the slavery was banned in the border states?

Slavery was gradually abolished in the border states during the Civil War. Kentucky abolished slavery in 1865 through a state constitutional amendment, while Maryland and Delaware also abolished slavery through state constitutions in 1864 and 1865, respectively. Missouri did not abolish slavery until January 1865 with a new state constitution.

Was New York the first to abolished slavery?