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Class conflict, slavery, and the United States Constitution

ten essays

by Staughton Lynd

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States.,
    • Slavery -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStaughton Lynd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.1 .L9 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 288 p. ;
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4103635M
      ISBN 100313226725
      LC Control Number80018219


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First, Staughton Lynd analyzes what. A discussion of the Constitutional Topic of Slavery. The Founding Fathers and the Constitution. By the time of the Constitutional Convention inslavery in the United States was a grim reality.

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Senate. The new territories acquired via the Louisiana purchase and the Mexican cession were the subject of major political crises and compromises. The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America.

The Constitution, originally comprising seven articles, delineates the national frame of first three articles embody the doctrine of the separation of powers, whereby the federal government is divided into three branches: the legislative, consisting of the bicameral Jurisdiction: United States of America.

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Dionnne tweeted: “To. The first time the Constitution references slavery by name was in the 13th amendment, which abolished the institution. Prior to its passage, the Constitution did not support slavery, but it definitely did not denounce it either.

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Slavery had been introduced and practiced by the British in North America from early colonial days, and was practiced in all the Thirteen Colonies at the. The creation of the United States Constitution—John Adams described the Constitutional Convention as "the greatest single effort of national deliberation that the world has ever seen"—was a.

While this book views American justice through a prism of social-class conflict, Gregory C. Leavitt argues that it would be incorrect to portray this perspective as somehow whole.

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It wasn’t there, but it was. Slavery wasn’t mentioned in the Constitution, but it was a key theme in many of the sections that outlined the.

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