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" If the convention thinks that North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be untouched, the expectation is vain. The people of those states will never be such fools as to give up so important... "
Henry J. Raymond and the New York Press, for Thirty Years: Progress of ... - Page 394
by Augustus Maverick - 1870 - 501 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 67

American literature - 1891
...nations." " If the Convention thinks that North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be untouched, the expectation is vain." In this resolution he was inflexible. It was fortified by his training, his temperament, and his experience...
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Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family

Malcolm Bell, Jr. - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...of 1787. There, in his advocacy of slavery, he voiced the sentiments of South Carolina and Georgia: "The people of those states will never be such fools as to give up so important an interest." Yet, he was never worked into a position where he was forced to defend slavery on moral grounds. John...
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Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family

Malcolm Bell, Jr. - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...of 1787. There, in his advocacy of slavery, he voiced the sentiments of South Carolina and Georgia: "The people of those states will never be such fools as to give up so important an interest." Yet, he was never worked into a position where he was forced to defend slavery on moral grounds. John...
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The Constitutional Convention and the Formation of the Union

Winton U. Solberg - History - 1990 - 428 pages
...by the Constitution. . .. Mr RUTUDCE. If the Convention thinks that NCSC & Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be...give up so important an interest. He was strenuous ag'' striking out the Section, and seconded the motion of Gen! Pinkney for a commitment. including...
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A Necessary Evil?: Slavery and the Debate Over the Constitution

John P. Kaminski - History - 1995 - 289 pages
...Rutledge. If the Convention thinks that North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be...strenuous against striking out the Section, and seconded the motion of General Pinckney for a commitment. Gouvemeur Morris wished the whole subject to be committed...
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Devising Liberty: Preserving and Creating Freedom in the New American Republic

David Thomas Konig - History - 2001 - 383 pages
...arguing for the right to import slaves, John Rutledge had scoffed that the southernmost states would "never be such fools as to give up so important an interest." Rutledge believed that he was articulating a fundamental and readily-understood principle. "Religion...
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George Washington and Slavery: A Documentary Portrayal

Fritz Hirschfeld - History - 1997 - 256 pages
...Rutlidge [John Rutledge of South Carolina]. If the Convention thinks that NC; SC & Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be...never be such fools as to give up so important an interest.9 After the oratorical dust had settled, the accusations and ultimatums had come and gone,...
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Focus On U.s. History: The Era Of Revolution And Nation-forming:grades 7-9

Kathy Sammis - History - 1997 - 128 pages
...nations. . . . If the Convention thinks that North Carolina, South Carolina,and Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be untouched, the expectation is vain.The people of those states will never be such fools as to give up so important an interest. Oliver...
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Notes of a Racial Caste Baby: Color Blindness and the End of Affirmative Action

Bryan K. Fair - Law - 1999 - 238 pages
...declaring that "[i]f the Convention thinks that North Carolina, South Carolina & Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be untouched, the expectation is vain." 6tf A few delegates, noting the strain of the debate, called for a commitment to the subcommittee of...
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Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge

Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic - Social Science - 2000 - 681 pages
...warned: "If the Convention thinks that NC; SC & Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their fight to import slaves be untouched, the expectation is...such fools as to give up so important an interest." 2 THE RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL CONVENTION OF 1787, at 373 (M. Farrand ed. 191 1). 2. The debate over...
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