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32-33: Puritans. Commerce of NE born on the slave trade, basis of its prosperity. Enslaving Indians - exerting dominance over a people. Cites Moore. vs. Virginia.
36-37: Commerce with West Indies. Rum
38: Huge wealth by furnishing other colonies.
39: Other colonies in NE simply followed MA. Vs. Bancroft, who is silent on the complicity here.
40: the majority of slaves are here because of New England
41: trade only seen as wrong in NE when it became too commercial
42-43: Its the basis of NE's wealth
43: vs. Virginia, always resisted the slave trade. MA as "chief accuser" is an injustice. MA hypocrisy.
54-55: NE didn't want anti-slavery sentiment in the DOI
57-58: at 1787. NE mercenary motives to continue the slave trade, trope of dominance to fix her curse on others
87: NE freed less slaves overall than we did
291: NE should pay for emancipaion