Slavery and the founders : race and liberty in the age of Jefferson / Paul Finkelman.
Armonk, New York : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 
xii, 309 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Making a covenant with death : slavery and the Constitutional Convention Slavery and the Northwest Ordinance, 1787 : a study in ambiguity Evading the Ordinance : the persistence of bondage in Indiana and Illinois Implementing the proslavery constitution : the adoption of the Fugitive Slave Law of 1793 Ending the African slave trade in the new nation The problem of slavery in the age of federalism "Treason against the hopes of the world" : Thomas Jefferson and slavery Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and antislavery : historians and myths.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-294) and index.
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