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Delaware and Maryland created societies for the abolition and presented legislation to abolish slavery in 1785 and again in 1786. If governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, that is final. However, the slavery issue divided the nation. With the development of the West, the fragile political equilibrium between free states and slave states was broken, resulting in the secession of southern states and Civil War. I tremble in fear for my country when the majority of conservatives believe we are a Christian nation; that frightening majority has forgotten our history, ignored our founding principles and abandoned our most cherished ideal of separating church and state.

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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 1, 1991)

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