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Unformatted text preview: Georgia were adamant that they would not ratify the Constitution unless slavery was protected under its provisions. By the 1820s, the “conscious minority” had fully developed; slavery continued to dominate the South, and the South continued to ask for federal protection of slavery. With the Missouri Compromise, the South demonstrated it reliance upon and unwavering support for the institution of slavery. The Nashville Convention of 1850 resolved that the federal government has no right to exclude property, including slaves, from any state in the Union. The Convention also stipulated that the states would not submit to any enactment by Congress of any law imposing restrictions upon the holding of property....
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 3090 taught by Professor Luse during the Spring '08 term at UGA.
- Spring '08
- Civil War