TITLE

Patrick Henry's Case Against the Constitution: The Structural Problem with Slavery

AUTHOR(S)
Einhorn, Robin L.
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Journal of the Early Republic;Winter2002, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p549
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses U.S. politician Patrick Henry's argument against the proposed U.S. Constitution. Efforts to persuade the Virginia convention to reject the proposed Constitution; Perceived inevitability of freedom for slaves; Henry's resting of his argument on economic interest rather than racial violence.
ACCESSION #
9390314

 

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