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Saturday, 12 January 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: SLAVERY IN CALIFORNIA :
Anglo settlers from Southern and Eastern United States brought centuries of experience with slavery to California. When California joined the United States this addition of a vast agriculturally rich territories including the the possibility of large plantations as large number of Slave Owners from the Southern States had traveled to California to seek there fortune in the Great California Gold Rush 1849 and many brought there slaves with them. In 1849 the first California Constitution Convention the most heated debates of the Convention was on the status of slavery in the new states, so slavery was not written in the California Constitution of 1840.