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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 Transformation of American Abolitionism: Fighting Slavery in the Early ...

Richard S. Newman - History - 2002 - 256 pages
...that banned the slave trade immediately, "the expectation is in vain. The people of those states would never be such fools as to give up so important an interest." 38 In one of the small but significant compromises of 1787, the Constitution guaranteed African imports...
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Journal of the Federal Convention

James Madison, E. H. Scott - Biography & Autobiography - 1898 - 805 pages
...other imports; which he thought right, and which would remove one difficulty that had been started. the plan, unless their right to import slaves be untouched,...strenuous against striking out the .section, and seconded the motion of General PINCKNEY for a commitment. Mr. GOUVEENEUE MOEEIS wished the whole subject to...
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Heir to the Fathers: John Quincy Adams and the Spirit of Constitutional ...

Gary V. Wood - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 249 pages
...Constitutional Convention lest it think North Carolina, South Carolina, and 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."71 Charles Cotesworth Pinckney expressed similar sentiments: "S. Carolina & Georgia cannot...
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Negro President: Jefferson and the Slave Power

Garry Wills - History - 2005 - 274 pages
...chimed in: "If the convention thinks that North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia will ever agree to the plan unless their right to import slaves be...The people of those states will never be such fools to give up so important an interest" (F 2.373). Here, as with the slave representation (where the "compromise"...
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And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

Donald J. Meyers - History - 2005 - 284 pages
...the States themselves." Rutledge reinforced the point: The people of the Carolinas and Georgia would "never be such fools as to give up so important an interest." Roger Sherman agreed: "It was better to let the Southern states import slaves than to part with them,...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 1193 pages
...that had been started. Mr. Rutlidge. If the Convention thinks that NC SC & Georgia will ever agree agst. striking out the Section, and seconded the motion of Geni. Pinkney for a commitment. Mr. Govr....
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Who Shall Rule at Home?: The Evolution of South Carolina Political Culture ...

Jonathan Mercantini - History - 2007 - 314 pages
...Congress) made this clear when he declared, "If the convention thinks that NCSC and Georgia will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be untouched, the expectation is in vain." One day earlier Charles Pinckney stated South Carolina's position more bluntly, informing...
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The American Quarterly Church Review, Volume 15

1864
...(of SC) If the Convention thinks that North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, will ever agree to the plan, unless their right to import slaves be...The people of those States will never be such fools us to give up so important an interest. He was strenuous against striking (Jut the section, and seconded...
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