7-19-2007 - 7/19/2007 Task System less harsh, more freedom...

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7/19/2007 Task System – less harsh, more freedom Gang system – more harsh – worked sunrise to sunset Slavery – threat to society and social stability Slaves take advantage of social upheaval Free black population increases 1780 – PA abolished slavery gradually: born in 1780 – serves 20 years until end of slavery, born in 1779, serves for life Northwest Ordinance of 1787 Determined how territory north of Ohio River to the governed Prohibition of slavery north of Ohio River Deportation of fugaitive slaves to owners in slave states Slowed statehood process – making “colonial governments” Statehood Congress appointed governers and judges in territories 5000 free male inhabitants vote for territorial legislative Send non-voting delegate to Congress Population of 20,000 submit state constitution to congress NYC – 1787 – Northwest Ordinance Representation and slavery Virginia plan – large states – James Madison – bicameral New Jersey – small states – William Patterson – unicameral
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