I was told that a slave entering a sovereign state that has abolished slavery is automatically freed. However, I was only able to trace legal statements on this for ships travelling under the flag of ...
Is it true that slavery was banned from discussion on the Senate and/or House floor before the American Civil War?
In one of the latter years of my undergraduate program I read/heard from one of my classes that discussing the slave trade/slavery on either the Senate and/or House floor (I forget which) was banned. ...
How compare the rights and conditions of the 19-th century American slaves to those of the 19-th century Russian serfs?