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Slavery and the Law

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CW Admission Required

On your visit to the Capitol, discover how enslaved African Americans fought to obtain their freedom by petitioning the Virginia courts and legislature. Learn also how slave code affected African Americans, both enslaved and free, and how criminal trials for the enslaved differed from those for free people. Tours every 20-30 minutes.

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Slavery and the Law

Capitol

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