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Q: the outlawing of slavery and extending voting rights to women seem to indicate that ethics can have beneficial results. Give an example from the past that indicates a similar result or a current
social policy that might be regarded as wrong, which therfore needs to be changed. Give your reasons and indicate which ethical theiry you believe provides the best support for your view.
A: In other words, the government could not ban the importation of slaves for 20 years after the adoption of the Constitution. [ [ [ And as the designated year 1808 approached, those opposed to slavery began making plans for legislation that would outlaw the trans-Atlantic slave trade. A senator from Vermont first introduced a bill to ban the importation of slaves in late 1805, and President
Thomas Jefferson recommended the same course of action in his annual address to Congress a year later, in December 1806. The law was finally passed by both houses of Congress on March 2, 1807, and Jefferson signed it into law on March 3, 1807. However, given the restriction imposed by Article I, Section 9 of the Constitution, the law would only become effective on January 1, 1808. ] ] ]
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