Unformatted text preview: a) slavery was God’s will as revealed in the Bible b) slavery was essential to the Southern economy c) the Constitution protected the slave trade until 1808 d) President George Washington himself favored slavery 4) Both sides in the slavery debate in 1790 agreed that a) slavery was an intractable evil condemned in the Constitution b) the slave trade would be discussed in 1808 and should be ended c) it was inconceivable that whites and former slaves would live side by side d) gradual emancipation was a theoretical possibility that could be discussed 5) The chapter title “The Silence” refers to a) the fact that no slaves could speak to the Congress b) the silence of Thomas Jefferson on the subject of slavery c) the lack of an effective Congressional rebuttal to the proslavery arguments d) the vows of silence taken by Quakers to protest the slave trade...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course CGS 101 taught by Professor Baublitz during the Fall '08 term at BU.
- Fall '08
- The Federalist Papers