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Pro-Slavery Arguments.

... dear. Legal, religion, and economic arguments were all used to justify their support of slavery. The largest defense of slavery came from the political aspects ... used in support of slavery was that slaves were property, and individuals had the constitutional right to their property. With this defense, it gave them ...

(3 pages) 75 0 5.0 02/Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Slavery in the Upper And Lower South

... development that many cotton planters feared would splinter Southern unity in defense of slavery. The Upper South at mid-century was gradually becoming less tied ... and customs, white leadership reacted to attacks on slavery after 1830 with an ever more defiant defense of the institution, which reinforced a growing sense ...

(5 pages) 74 2 5.0 12/Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Changing View of Slavery

... economic standing, usually meaning how much land one was in possession of. Slavery was clearly existent in every day life, however it was ... before her. Her fate was set, there was nothing that the defense could do to save their client. Even the judge was ...

(5 pages) 179 3 4.7 08/Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Lawrence R. Tenzer,White slavery and the civil war

... rate than their pure-blooded counterparts. Tenzer analyzes the prevailing scientific defenses of slavery and notes that people like Josiah Nott tried to argue that ... and were deeply shocked. This helped to lead them to oppose the extension of slavery into the western territories and thus was a significant cause ...

(3 pages) 88 1 3.4 18/Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Comparing Historical Essays About Slavery: comparing writings of John C. Calhoun, George Fitzhugh, Frederick Douglass, and William Craft

... William Craft provide a compelling challenge to these pro-slavery arguments. In Calhoun's essay, "A Defense of Slavery," written in 1837, he states that ... , John C. Calhoun and George Fitzhugh , make important arguments for the institution of slavery. Fredrick Douglass and William Craft, who both have first-hand experience ...

(5 pages) 132 4 4.8 13/Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

White Slavery

... rate than their pure-blooded counterparts. Tenzer analyzes the prevailing scientific defenses of slavery and notes that people like Josiah Nott tried to argue that ... and were deeply shocked. This helped to lead them to oppose the extension of slavery into the western territories and thus was a significant cause ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 18/Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade"

... in opinions expressed, the most touching evidence for the emancipation of slavery came from the memoirs written by the slaves themselves, ... Period, some planters and merchants used the savagery of the Africans as a defense for the slave trade, yet Equiano ...

(9 pages) 139 0 4.4 04/Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

An Analysis of Slavery and Freedom

... tobacco producing colony, and therefore involved around forty percent of slavery in the Americas at this time. Virginia also ... owner and still support freedom and equality among white men. In Jefferson’s defense, although contradictory, he had a rather ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.2 10/Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An essay that explains the effects of the cotton gin on the breakout of the civil war.

... be allowed to expand. Southern spokesmen responded with elaborate arguments in defense of slavery, including pseudoscientific demonstrations that blacks were unfit for freedom, reminders that ... of slavery, including pseudoscientific demonstrations that blacks were unfit for freedom, reminders that the nation's economic well-being depended on slave labor (Fogel, 43 ...

(4 pages) 49 1 4.0 29/Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Reel History, In Defense of Hollywood: An Analysis

... falsehoods. This, essentially, represents the tone of Toplin’s book, Reel History: In Defense of Hollywood. In my personal assessment, ... detractors to write their own scenario about slavery to see what percentage of prime time audiences were interested in ...

(6 pages) 14 0 5.0 03/Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

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