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Emancipation - Ideology Free labor meant greater incentive. Liberal belief in education – inscribe on blank slate Paradox – assault on sacredness of private property; by-pass the colonial assemblies
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Enlightenment Universalism “The desire of bettering our condition . . . comes with us from the womb, and never leaves us until we go into the grave.”
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Henry Taylor Being ignorant, destitute of moral cultivation, and . . . habituated to dependence,” slaves required “both a sense of subordination in themselves, and the exercise by others over them of a strict and daily discipline.”
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Henry Grey Institute a tax that would require cash wage
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James Stephens Apprenticeship period in order “to condition slaves to wage work.”
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August 1 1833; 4-6 year apprenticeship A revolution by legislation: The majority from slaves to full citizens with no local color bar, full civil and political rights. Reimbursed slave owners immense sum 20
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