Slave nation: how slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution

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The authors (both law, Rutgers U.), begin by examining the Somerset case of 1772, which freed a slave brought to England. This decision convinced slaveholders in the southern American colonies that England intended to end slavery, resulting in the Virginia Resolution, which led to the first Continental Congress of 1774. Northern politicians, seekin
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display_descriptionIn 1772, the High Court in London brought about the conditions that would end slavery in England by freeing a black slave from Virginia named Somerset. This decision began a key facet of independence. Slave Nation is a fascinating account of the role slavery played in the drawing of the United States Constitution and in shaping the United States. At the Constitutional Convention, the South feared that the Northern states would leave the Convention over the issue of slavery. In a compromise, the Southern states agreed to slavery's prohibition north of the Ohio River, resulting in the Northwest Ordinance. This early national division would continue to escalate, eventually only reaching resolution through the Civil War.
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ils:.b15992469BookBooksEnglishSourcebooks, c2005.xv, 336 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
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subject_facetAfrican Americans -- History -- To 1863
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Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes
title_displaySlave nation : how slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution
title_fullSlave nation : how slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution / Alfred W. Blumrosen and Ruth G. Blumrosen ; introduction by Eleanor Holmes Norton
Slave nation : how slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution [electronic resource] Blumrosen, Alfred W.
title_shortSlave nation
title_subhow slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution
topic_facetAfrican Americans
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