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Rate That Genocide: Which Was Worse, Slavery or Treatment of Native Americans?

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Vanity Fair magazine presented a poll to readers asking: “Which is the biggest ethical misjudgment in U.S. history?” Whatever people’s beliefs politically, it seems most agree that slavery and the treatment of Native Americans were this country’s greatest ethical missteps.

Of those readers polled, 38 percent felt slavery was the biggest ethical misjudgment and 20 percent felt it was the treatment of Native Americans.

See what other questions the poll asked here.

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