Copy_of_Ch_9_LEQ_-_Slavery - LONG ESSAY QUESTION Do your pre-writing on this page and final essay on the LEQ paper Evaluate the extent to which legal

Copy_of_Ch_9_LEQ_-_Slavery - LONG ESSAY QUESTION Do your...

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LONG ESSAY QUESTION Do your pre-writing on this page and final essay on the LEQ paper. Evaluate the extent to which legal, religious, and economic factors led to the defense of the institution of slavery in the period 1800-1860. The term of slavery has come as a true term since when African Americans have been starting to be enslaved in what then became the United States in the early 17th centuries. The founding fathers have made certain decisions since then in terms of practicing slavery in the US Consititution and Articles of Confederation. As in then, slavery was seen as a very argumentive topic, even after Jefferson announced a quote of his that “ all men are created equal”, as people still practiced the use of slaves despite the message of Jefferson showing the hypocrisy of the US government at that time. By the time in 1787, slavery was viewed in a position to be “dying” as the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 was active by intending to end the use of slaves in the the US by outlawing slavery in the new territories, while also the American Revolution taking place with also an adoption of a new consititution in the same year. The compromises which allowed the Constitution to be adopted, eventually after, the founders agreed in the idea of stopping importation of slaves by 1808. But by 1800s, slavery was able to revive and was seen as a rising institution mostly in the southern regions of the US. While legal and religious factors like the Tallmadge Amendment and Nat Turner’s Rebellion allowed the south to defend slavery in a moderate extent, economics factors like Northern manufacturing and pure value of their cotton to the British and other factors affected their defense of the institution of slavery in the greatest extent.

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