Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 Somerset's Journey Sparks the American Revolution Chapter 2 The Tinderbox Chapter 3 Virginia Responds to the Somerset Decision Chapter 4 The Virginia Resolution Unites the Colonies and Leads to the First Continental Congress in 1774 Chapter 5 John Adams Supports the South on Slavery Chapter 6 Colonies Claim Independence from Parliament Chapter 7 The Immortal Ambiguity"All Men Are Created Equal" Chapter 8 The Articles of Confederation Reject Somerset and Protect Slavery Chapter 9 The Lure of the West: Slavery Protected in the Territories Chapter 10 Deadlock over Slavery in the Consitutional Convention Chapter 11 A Slave-Free Northwest Territory Chapter 12 Cementing the Bargain: Ratification by Virginia and the First Congress Chapter 13 How Then Should We View the Founding Fathers? Notes
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.
African Americans -- History -- To 1863.