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 Posted: Thu May 24th, 2012 06:08 pm
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Savez wrote:
Also if you want to count numbers. The number of slaveholding families in Kentucky is larger than the number of slave holding families in Louisiana. 38,645 slave owners in Kentucky compared to 22,033 in Louisiana.


You are confounding the number of slaveholding families with the number of individual slave owners. Nevertheless, even looking at families, 23% owned slaves in Kentucky compared with 29% in Louisiana. More significant still is that slaves constituted only 20% of Kentucky’s population but 47% of Louisiana’s.

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