Franklin

Reflections on slavery and the Constitution / George Anastaplo.

Author/Creator:
Anastaplo, George, 1925-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 318 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
United States. Constitution -- 14th Amendment.
Slavery -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Contents:
Slavery in ancient Greece
Slavery and the bible
Hugo Grotius
Somerset v. Stewart and its consequences (1771-1772)
John Wesley and the sins of slavery
The declaration of independence and the issue of slavery
Human nature and the constitution
The compromises with respect to equality in the constitution
The states in the constitution
The federalist on slavery and the constitution (1787-1788)
Hannah more and other poets on slavery (1798-1847)
Suppression of the international slave trade
John Quincy Adams and John C. Calhoun
On the abolitionist petition to congress
The fugitive slave laws (1793, 1850)
Frederick Douglas and Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
Chief Justice Taney and the Dred Scott Case (1857)
The Dred Scott Case Dissenters (1857)
Abraham Lincoln in Cincinnati (1859, 1861)
Stephen A. Douglas in Montgomery (November 1860)
The ordinances of secession (1860-1861)
The declarations of causes issued by seceding states (1860-1861)
The confederate constitution (1861)
Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War generals, and Slavery (1860-1865)
Ralph Waldo Emerson and the emancipation proclamation (1863)
The Civil War amendments (1865, 1868, 1870)
The lost cause transformed.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780739171769 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739171763 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739171776 (electronic)
0739171771 (electronic)
OCLC:
757485263
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