Dark Bargain: Slavery, Profits, and the Struggle for the Constitution

Dark Bargain: Slavery, Profits, and the Struggle for the Constitution

Lawrence Goldstone


Lawrence Goldstone throws new mild at the framing of the U. S. structure during this interesting chronicle of the Constitutional debates, bringing to lifestyles the awesome variety of personalities and rivalries that solid the root of our nation. The Constitutional conference of 1787 is usually seen as ruled by means of the likes of Madison, Mason, Gouverneur Morris, and some others; in reality, as Goldstone exhibits, relative unknowns like Rutledge, Ellsworth, and Sherman took over the controversy and cast its eventual final result. He additionally unearths how the talk over slavery used to be no longer cut up alongside North-South lines.

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