Free Africans C Slave Codes 1Virginia 1 Children inherited the slave status

Free africans c slave codes 1virginia 1 children

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Free Africans C. Slave Codes 1.Virginia 1. Children inherited the slave status from slave mothers 2. If a master killed a slave, it was a crime but no longer a felony 2.The Virginia slave codes became a template for the other states II. 18 th century A. Slave trade B. Population growth C. Increasing importance of slave labor D. Institutionalization of slavery E. African-American family and Slave community 1.Marriage between slaves were illegal because people thought that a slave husband’s right over his wife could interfere with the master’s rights 2.Slaves got married anyway within their own communities that was recognized F. Antislavery sentiment G. Northwest Ordinance, 1787 III. Anti-slavery sentiment in Revolutionary Era A. Slavery: “the monstrous inconsistency”
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B. Republicanism and slavery C. Property rights; human right to liberty IV. Post-Revolutionary War emancipation movements V. Slavery in the US Constitution A. The Sectional Compromise 1.3/5 rule 2.International slave trade protected until 1808 3.Fugitive slave (“servant”) clause VI. House of Representatives Debate re Quaker Anti-slavery petitions VII. House Resolution, March 1790 VIII. Two founding moments, 1776 and 1787 A. 1776, Declaration of Independence B. 178, Constitution of the US 1.Two “founding” moments Lecture 03/13/2015 Politics and Conflict, Domestic and Foreign: 1790s – 1814 I. Resistance of Indian Nations in Northwest Territory A. Americans had never particularly shown much respect for Native Americans 1.They seemed to most Europeans and Americans as inferior a. So clearly, they should be allowed to take their land B. Northwest Ordinance 1.The only legal means of obtaining public lands is through treaties with the Native Americans and the US government a. Many treaties were often fraudulent C. 1790 and 1791 1.The US army vs. the Miami Confederacy a. Over 900 US soldiers were either killed or wounded in the first battle 2.Battle of Fallen Timbers a. The Miami Confederacy lost to the US army a. Treaty of Greenville II. Whiskey Tax, 1791 A. Suggested by Alexander Hamilton 1.A distillery could pay a flat rate or they could pay based on the number of gallons produced B. Tax protests 1.Whiskey Rebellion a. Whiskey Rebels C. Federal Response 1.Amendments 2.Military action
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a. George Washington leads militia from 4 states to put down rebellion, 1794 b. The rebellion simply ends before any fighting takes place 3.Arrests and pardons a. 20 are arrested, 2 are convicted a. The 2 are later pardoned by Washington III. Foreign Policy Challenges, 1790s A. Issues with the British 1.American ships are being boarded and goods are taken 2.American sailors are kidnapped and forced to work in the British army B. Proclamation of Neutrality 1.Washington says that we are not on either the French or British side 2.Did not want to risk war with Britain C. Jay’s Treaty, 1794 1.Washington sends John Jay (a member of his cabinet) to England 2.He comes back with Jay’s Treaty a. US will agree to pay debts long owed to British merchants b. Britain agreed to pay for the ships they had seized 3.Solved some problems a.
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