The Founding Fathers and Slavery

Too often we forget that the Founding Fathers found slavery well-established in all the colonies.  It is therefore astounding that most of the Founding Fathers were hostile to an institution that was hallowed in tradition and the law.  Abraham Lincoln was correct in regard to most of the Founding Fathers and slavery when he said during the Lincoln-Douglas debates: (more…)

Published in: on October 26, 2010 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on The Founding Fathers and Slavery  
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