Civil War

Civil War - Slavery slavus(Latin I Slavic slavus same root...

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Slavery- slavus (Latin) I. Slavic, slavus- same root- origin of slaves from Rome II. After Rome fell slaves- serfdom III. New World: a lot of money to be made but need a lot of labor a. 15 million slaves transported to America IV. Opposition a. Quakers: all people equal in the eyes of God b. Enlightenment thinkers: all men are created equal V. Constitutional Convention a. Don’t mention but in 20 years (1808) stopped importation of slavery b. Thought it would died out bc it had in the north c. But cotton demand increased boom in slavery d. Going to have to help abolitionist along VI. American Colonization Society 1816 a. Colonies for slaves in Africa to resettle VII. 1830s more militant debates a. Preaching/violence/abolitionist debate as to how to deal with slavery b. William Lloyd Garrison: not into violence, wanted to end slavery through politics i. Says it will take decades ii. Christian principles/constitutional principles iii. Wanted to emancipate slaves gave nasty speeches- jail (sate government)
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course PSC 110 taught by Professor Steinel during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

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