The Constitution: A Pro-Slavery or Anti-Slavery Document?

Almost from the moment Christopher Columbus made landfall in the New World, European minds began turning toward slavery. “It appeared to me that these people were very poor in everything,” Columbus wrote after his first encounter with the natives of San Salvador, “They ought to be good servants….” Not that this was some eccentric conclusion. … Continue reading The Constitution: A Pro-Slavery or Anti-Slavery Document?