More on Slavery and the Constitution

Sean Wilentz’s op-ed on slavery and the Constitution has ignited a real firestorm in the historical community.  

See our posts here and here and here and here and here
And to think that it all started with comments made by Bernie Sanders at Liberty University.

Over at a great (relatively) new website called We’re History, Joshua Rothman, Patrick Rael, and Mary Sarah Bilder add their perspectives to this debate.

One thought on “More on Slavery and the Constitution

  1. And to think that it all started with comments made by Bernie Sanders at Liberty University.

    That the academy would circle its wagons around the warblings of the farthest-left major political figure in America? Who indeed woulda thunk it? 😉

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