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Author Van Cleve, George, 1952-

Title A slaveholders' union : slavery, politics, and the constitution in the early American Republic / George William Van Cleve

Publ Info Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Lincoln  E446 .V36 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E446 .V36 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  E446 .V36 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 391 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Slavery in the American Revolution -- From Empire to Confederation -- Abolition, slavery reform, and the climate of opinion -- The making of the slaveholders' constitution -- Property and republican representation -- Sectional bargaining and moral union -- Slavery in the new nation -- From Constitution to Republican empire -- The Missouri compact and the rule of law -- Slavery and the dismal fate of Madisonian politics
LC subject Slavery -- History -- 18th century
Slavery -- History -- 19th century
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 18th century
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 19th century
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- 1783-1815
ISBN 9780226846682 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226846687 (cloth : alk. paper)