Is the Constitution a Pro- or Anti-Slavery Document?
Join our scholars on a Saturday morning for a moderated conversation about the essential nature of the Constitution and the Founders’ opinions about American slavery.
Teaching American History’s Saturday webinar series provides educators with a chance to participate in a text-based roundtable discussion of American history and politics. For the 2022-2023 season we’ve chosen to highlight controversial topics from America’s past.
- Constitutional Convention: The Slave Trade
- U.S. Constitution
- On the Constitution and the Union, William Lloyd Garrison
- Dred Scott v. Sanford, majority opinion, Roger Taney
- The Constitution of the United States Is it Pro-Slavery or Anti-Slavery?, Frederick Douglass