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  1. Many thought that, by ending the United States' participation in the international slave trade, slavery would gradually diminish. Why did slavery nonetheless continue to flourish in the South? a.) Slaves continued to be purchased from British Canada, which was exempt from the Congressional ban. b.)

  2. A. Allowing slavery in western states below the Missouri Compromise line. B. Gradual emancipation, beginning with Upper South states. *C. Leaving slavery alone in the South. D. Proclaiming slavery at an end in the South.

  3. Why were people fleeing slavery using the Underground Railroad to escape into Canada? A. Canada encouraged people fleeing slavery in the United States to become residents there. B. Although free African Americans could live in the northern United States, they preferred to live in a country where no slavery was allowed. C.

  4. The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.The amendment was passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, by the House of Representatives on January 31, 1865, and ratified by the required 27 of the then 36 states on December 6, 1865, and proclaimed on December 18.

  5. The Constitution of the United States of America (see explanation) Preamble ["We the people"] (see explanation) Article I [The Legislative Branch] (see explanation) Section 1. [Legislative Power Vested] (see explanation) Section 2. [House of Representatives] (see explanation) Section 3. [Senate] (see explanation) Section 4.

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