Slavery's Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification
Publish date: June 23rd 2009
Publisher: Hill and Wang
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Even though the Constitution never explicitly mentions slavery, it's legacy is throughout. Of the 84 clauses, "six are directly concerned with slaves and their owners. Five others had implications for slavery that were considered and debated. . . " I'm not sure we'll ever escape our heritage of bond...