Talk:Cruzan Islands

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Kristian, you'll want to double check your tense. Most history in English is written in the past tense. You've got some present tense. :) BoArthur 07:39, 11 Feb 2005 (PST)

Abolition

The article mentions that Denmark-Norway was the first country to abolish slavery. Over *here*, however Sweden abolished it in 1335 (although it wasn't intorduced in St Barthélemy until 1847). --Sikulu 05:35, 9 February 2006 (PST)

The early date of abolishment of slavery in the mother country applies to Denmark-Norway, Britain, and many other European countries as well. What the article refers to is the abolishment of the African slave-trade — not slavery itself. Slavery was still legal in the islands until the 1840s. I thought this to be implicit in the article, so I didn't think it necessary to specify. Boreanesia 06:01, 9 February 2006 (PST)
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