History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 21

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • The Constitutional Convention and slavery, part two.
  • Connecticut and South Carolina continue to work together to prevent prohibitions of slave imports and taxes on exports.
  • Various delegates provides their views.
  • The similarities between the Constitutional Convention language on slavery and the Northwest Ordinance.
  • An analysis of the deep south’s strategy and position.