Class Conflict, Slavery, and the United States Constitution / Edition 2

Class Conflict, Slavery, and the United States Constitution / Edition 2

by Staughton Lynd, Robin L. Einhorn
     
 

This second edition of Class Conflict, Slavery, and the United States Constitution revisits one of the first studies to identify the importance of slavery to the founding of the American Republic.See more details below

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This second edition of Class Conflict, Slavery, and the United States Constitution revisits one of the first studies to identify the importance of slavery to the founding of the American Republic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521132626
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. Class Conflict: 2. Who should rule at home? Dutchess County, New York, in the American Revolution; 3. The tenant rising at Livingston Manor, May 1777; 4. The mechanics in New York politics, 1774–1785; 5. A governing class on the defensive: the case of New York; Part II. Slavery: 6. On Turner, Beard, and slavery; 7. The abolitionist critique of the United States Constitution; 8. The compromise of 1787; Part III. The Economic Origins of Jeffersonian Historiography: 9. Abraham Yates's history of the movement for the United States Constitution; 10. Beard, Jefferson, and the tree of Liberty; Afterword Robin Einhorn.

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