1815 : Michigan Territorial Legislature Passes Law Regarding Non-White Population

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November 1, 2020 all-day
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On November 1, 1815, the Michigan Territorial legislature passed an act that decreed that Negro, Indian, and mulatto slaves would be given corporal punishment rather than go to jail for non-capital offenses.

Source : Historical Society of Michigan

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