Objective
After reading about Slavery during the Revolutionary Era you should know:
1. Before the Revolutionary War slavery was a way of life.
2. Tomas Paine was against slavery
3. In 1789, The Revolutionary assembly publicized the Declaration of the Rights of Man.
4. In 1794 General Assembly abolished slavery
5. At the end of the Revolutionary era more black people were slaves than before.
6. After gaining their freedom free blacks’ lifestyles changed.