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#43 - I am........... GRAY SWEATER MAN 5 hours ago on Super powers! 0
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#4 - Pretty sure that keyboard is just the Corsair RGB  [+] (3 new replies) 12/13/2014 on Christmas List 0
#8 - drganja (12/14/2014) [-]
And you would be correct
#5 - MuffinMan (12/13/2014) [-]
#3 - The founding fathers were overall against slavery, they just t…  [+] (18 new replies) 12/08/2014 on Niggers +171
#85 - icouldgetsome (12/09/2014) [-]
I see this notion all the time but I have to call out its ignorance each time. Southern founding fathers did not think slavery would be "phased out"—they could not possible imagine a world in which white and black people lived together. This is an absurd notion—why do you think the 2/3s compromise, the fugitive slave clause, and 11 other mentions of securing slavery were put in the Constitution?

Most states voluntarily banned the atlantic slave trade, this is true—but there was a protectionist economic motive: it was more efficient to trade in homegrown slaves, and slaves brought directly from Africa were generally more educated and had a stronger sense of nationhood and warrior culture, thereby presenting a threat of rebellion (see Stono Rebellion).

So, is there any evidence that supports this "phased out" idea? Perhaps Northern Democrats in the 1850s believed this. But the southerners of the founding generation could never imagine it. Jefferson did, in Notes on the State of Virginia, and he came to this conclusion:

"It will probably be asked, Why not retain and incorporate the blacks into the state, and thus save the expence of supplying, by importation of white settlers, the vacancies they will leave? Deep rooted prejudices entertained by the whites; ten thousand recollections, by the blacks, of the injuries they have sustained; new provocations; the real distinctions which nature has made; and many other circumstances, will divide us into parties, and produce convulsions which will probably never end but in the extermination of the one or the other race."

Even Lincoln was in favor of forced deportation, being unable to comprehend a biracial America.

So when you say that anyone in the late 18th Century whose livelihood and economy depended on slaves thought slavery would be "phased out," that is a fucking dumb statement and has absolutely no support in the historical record.
#73 - bagofshenanigans (12/09/2014) [-]
"Someone else can free these fuckers. I've done my fair share of freeing."
#17 - anonymous (12/09/2014) [-]
Ha Ha no, the main reason for the war of independence was to *keep* slaves after Britain had started dismantling the slave trade.
#92 - icouldgetsome (12/09/2014) [-]
It wasn't the "main reason." But the English decision "Somerset v. Stewart" (1772), freeing an American slave and proclaiming slavery "repugnant to English law," undoubtedly fanned the flames of separatism in the south in the run up to the revolution.
#72 - durkadurka (12/09/2014) [-]
Is it easy being stupid or do you have to work at it?
User avatar #75 - vortexrain (12/09/2014) [-]
I fucking love this comment. I was blowing my nose when I came across it, and now my nose hurts.
User avatar #62 - jeffthellamaking (12/09/2014) [-]
Actually, Anon has a point here.
This did play a large part in this.

I'll cite from my history textbook later, left it at home.
User avatar #33 - hanabro (12/09/2014) [-]
Complete and utter bullshit. The British were taxing us without giving any representation in their government. We got pissed and rebelled. "Taxation without Representation," nigga. Do you even history?

Though, to be fair, we probably just wanted to rebel anyway, and that was our excuse. But still.
User avatar #47 - nevolmon (12/09/2014) [-]
we actually didn't even want to leave Britain, but they forced our hand and called us traitors.
#53 - anonymous (12/09/2014) [-]
Nigga everyone wanted to leave Britain
User avatar #61 - jeffthellamaking (12/09/2014) [-]
User avatar #67 - skittlesinexcess (12/09/2014) [-]
He's not wrong, Australia is really the only important place that didn't violently rebel at one point.... and Australia was practically a prison colony.
User avatar #68 - jeffthellamaking (12/09/2014) [-]
If you're putting it in the context of every British colony, rather than solely the American colonies, there would be some truth to the statement.

But I was referring to the American colonies.
Most of the colonists wanted to stick with Britain, stay with the tyrant you know rather than switch him out for a new one.
User avatar #69 - skittlesinexcess (12/09/2014) [-]
Yeah, I thought he was talking about the empire at large rather than just the Americas. I see everything now.
User avatar #70 - jeffthellamaking (12/09/2014) [-]
Yeah, I understand.
If I hadn't been reviewing the textbook for a test, I doubt I'd have caught it.
User avatar #31 - zacoren (12/09/2014) [-]
[citation needed]
User avatar #8 - iamthou (12/09/2014) [-]
the majority of founding fathers who owned slaves didnt buy any of them, they just inherited them and treated them very well, didnt give them freedom because they feared for their safety outside of their household
User avatar #20 - plasticcup (12/09/2014) [-]
No matter you speak the truth, niggers will never believe you.
#15 - **MuffinMan rolls 20** 12/08/2014 on oh 4chan 0
#45 - It's adjusted so Mauna Kea's all above ground. I believe the t… 12/07/2014 on that's nice honey 0
#11 - Mauna Kea is larger than Everest, however most of it is underw…  [+] (2 new replies) 12/07/2014 on that's nice honey +20
#35 - watshisface (12/07/2014) [-]
check the image, somehow mauna is taller above the sea level
User avatar #45 - MuffinMan (12/07/2014) [-]
It's adjusted so Mauna Kea's all above ground. I believe the two underwater canyons are the Marianas Trench and Mars' Valles Marineris
#26 - Picture  [+] (1 new reply) 12/05/2014 on Got Swing? +3
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#73 - solarknight (10/21/2014) [-]
do I know you?
User avatar #72 - fourtwentt ONLINE (09/09/2014) [-]
Dood i didn't know you were still active
#71 - datgrass ONLINE (06/25/2014) [-]
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User avatar #68 - kenada (02/19/2013) [-]
What do you want for your books of metallurgy?

you have 58
User avatar #69 to #68 - MuffinMan (02/19/2013) [-]
I need 351 rits, coal, and tokens.
User avatar #67 - gremlinbfg (02/19/2013) [-]
have fun with the 341 extra coal
User avatar #65 - sexymossantamby (02/19/2013) [-]
how much coal per crate?
User avatar #66 to #65 - sexymossantamby (02/19/2013) [-]
and r u selling ur wrath stand?
#64 - anonymous (02/18/2013) [-]
You should give your open chests to Folieatwat
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User avatar #60 to #57 - MuffinMan (02/18/2013) [-]
What would you give me?
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User avatar #56 - triangulartrading (02/17/2013) [-]
Want to work out a deal for the abom?
User avatar #55 - triangulartrading (02/15/2013) [-]
Want to work out a deal for the abom
User avatar #54 - triangulartrading (02/14/2013) [-]
Can we please work our a deal for the abom?
User avatar #53 - xiiichuckles (02/14/2013) [-]
Why'd you decline?
Who beat that?
User avatar #52 - triangulartrading (02/14/2013) [-]
What are you looking for?
User avatar #51 - triangulartrading (02/14/2013) [-]
Want to make a deal on the pony abom?
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#49 - textingurmom (02/05/2013) [-]
yo man, check your trades!
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#47 - shayschamp (01/10/2013) [-]
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