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Civil War Librarian: CWLDefending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South
Constitution, federal laws, and Supreme Court decisions, and slaveowners dominated all three branches of Within decades of the American Revolution, the Northern states had either ended defendibg or provided for its gradual abolition. Finkelman has also published numerous scholarly articles on American legal history and race relations, and he lectures frequently on these subjects.
In a forty-four page introduction, Paul Finkelman outlines the legitimacy of slavery in the classical world, colonial America, Revolutionary America, and the early national period.
Owsley rated it liked it Feb 08, With a clear and concise narrative style and a precise use of vocabulary, Finkleman develops both the context and the content defendinng the Southern frame of reference for the institution of slavery.
No trivia or quizzes yet. James Henry Hammond understands that wage labor and slavery are necessary for a prosperous culture finkelma needs a mudsill people to perform onerous tasks.
Defending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South : A Brief History with Documents
Lists with This Book. Beginning a small portion of Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia and concluding with Josiah Nott’s Instincts of Racesthis book displays the knowledge and opinions that Slabery held regarding slavery and blacks.
Proslavery Thought in the Old South: Strange to hear the other side of the story and the twisted, economic and scientific rational that buttressed the pro-slavery argument.
Keith rated it it finkelkan amazing Aug 06, Edmund Ruffin argues that slavery treats blacks better than the North treats wage laborers.
May 19, Shain Thomas rated it it was ok Shelves: Slavery, however, was entrenched in the South and remained integral to American politics and culture.
Defending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South: A Brief History with Documents
How many pages in the introduction? Very interesting to read the opinions of pro slavery thought in the Old South. He makes the case that the first defenses of slavery that were based upon races appeared after the American Revolution and were an attempt to reconcile the Declaration of Independence with the fact of perpetual forced labor. He received his undergraduate degree in American studies from Syracuse University inand his master’s degree and doctorate in American history from the University of Chicago.
Lindy K rated it liked it Jul 21, See 1 question about Defending Slavery…. A Constitutional History of the United States Within decades of the American Revolution, the Northern states had either ended slavery or provided for its gradual abolition.
Jen rated it really deending it Jun 15, Moreover, a wide variety of arguments are represented Sep 20, Nichole rated it liked it Shelves: Calhoun argues that slavery is indispensable for the peace and happiness of both whites and blacks.
The introduction is especially note worthy; I am unaware of any concise introduction to proslavery thought that is better suited to the classroom. NewsGrant’s Canal and Connecticut Remembered at Sep 07, Jork rated it liked it.
A Brief History with Documents. Proslavery Thought in the Old South.
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Dec 10, T added it. Constitution, federal laws, and Supreme Court decisions, and slaveowners dominated all three branches of the federal government. Martins Press, chronology, index, bibliography, pp. Happy th Birthday Mr. Madison Nicole rated it it was amazing Mar 16, The Silk Roads Xinru Liu.
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