AP U.S. History: Changes in the Gradual Abolition of Slavery

Which of the following changes in policy was the Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery responsible for?

AP U.S. HistoryPeriod 3: 1754–1800
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act for the gradual abolition of slavery responsible for Well

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the act for the gradual abolition of slavery passed in

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seventeen eighty and it stated that all children born in

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Pennsylvania even those born to slave parents I would be

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free Well this wasn't great for the people who were

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already slaves in seventeen Eighty they would remain enslaved for

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life So get rid of me there Yeah unless they

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were alive in eighteen Forty seven when a new law

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finally set them free to Well the act required slaveholders

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to register their slaves annually So what That's a there

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And it prohibited further importation of slaves into the states

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So yeah it's not See So that's it The answer

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is B All children born in Pennsylvania at least would 00:01:03.08 --> [endTime] be free Many other states would join in soon