Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers - Chapter 3 The Silence • Particular...

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Founding Brothers Tuesday, February 01, 2011 11:02 AM Chapter 2: The Dinner The Location of the Nation's Capital o Mid-Atlantic states were fighting over the location, other states did not compete for the location o Geographically splits the difference between Maine and Georgia o Location to waterways and trade and commerce o Trying to separate issues of economy and politics Becomes a debate of having a strong national bank Hamilton wanted strong national powers - potentially a monarch Assumption of State's Debt - would the National government take that on?
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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 3: The Silence • Particular issue of slavery • The Constitution mentions slavery in the 3/5ths compromise • Civil war Amendments finally abolishes it • 1808 - allow the continued deportation of people from Africa to the United States until that time • Discussion of how slaves should be dealt with in the constitution • Debate had to be put aside in order to ratify the constitution...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course POLI 100 taught by Professor Rabinowitz during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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