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The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery

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William Lloyd Garrison argued--and many leading historians have since agreed--that the Constitution of the United States was a proslavery document. Garrison called it "a covenant with death, and an agreement with hell." But in The Slaveholding Republic, one of America's most eminent historians, Don E. Fehrenbacher, argues against this claim, in a wide-ranging, landmark history that stretches from the Continental Congress to the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. Fehrenbacher ranges from sharp-eyed analyses of the deal-making ...

The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery 2002, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195158052

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The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195141771

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