AL'JIHAD : MESSENGERS (Angels & Devil) IN THE SKY (Captured Picture) AL'JIHAD Seventh Edition - Coker College copy - Page 574

WAYS FOR A SLAVE TO GET FREEDOM New England, where they made use of two techniques, freedom suits and petitions (Jenny Slew 1766). British Parliament wanted to continue to import slaves for economic purposes, while at the same time Massachusetts legislature passed antislavery-trade measures in 1771 and 1774, but the royal governor prevented them from becoming law. Later in the couple of years Rhode Island and Connecticut voted to prohibit the trade, Rhode Island stipulating that any slave brought within her boundaries would immediately become free (Fear of Uprising). And the philosophy of human freedom, now gaining momentum in America as the crisis approached A motive, particularly influential in explaining the action of the Continental Congress in voting, on April 6, 1776, that no slave be imported into any of the thirteen united colonies. As Negroes discovered, to have slaves freed in masses by an act of the assembly was quite another thing from the freeing of an individual Negro by a court decree. There werer Blacks in the French and Indian War. A more direct way of obtaining liberty was by taking part in the struggle between the colonies and the mother country after the two had come to blows in 1775. “AL’JIHAD”– by, Imam Mahdi . © ® ™ : Of 842 Pages Is 574