This Is What Donald Trump Thinks About Slavery

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 17: President Donald Trump waves to supporters after arriving on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport to spend part of the weekend at Mar-a-Lago resort on February 17, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. President Trump is scheduled to have a campaign rally in Melbourne, FL tomorrow. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Yesterday, Donald Trump visited the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. As reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Trump appeared “visibly moved” at the museum, and even offered some thoughts about slavery:

Previously, Trump said the Industrial Revolution—a period of time characterized as beginning in the late 18th century and ending between 1820 and 1840—was a good time for America. Slavery was abolished in 1863.

He also recently appeared not to know who Frederick Douglass was.

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