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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 54

5. Samuel J. May, “Slavery and the Constitution,” Quarterly Anti-Slavery Magazine 2 (October 1836): 73-90.

Analysis of the United States Constitution in terms of the founding fathers’ views and expectations in regard to slavery. The author argues that acceptance of slavery in the Constitution does not mean that slavery is protected by the document forever.