Why do you think the framers were silent on the issue of slavery in the wording of the Constitution?
To locate information on your topic please follow the steps I've listed below:
-Launch the Online Library
-Click on the Find Articles and More button on the library homepage
-Next, click on the link for Search All EBSCO databases
-Here are some examples of keywords you can use to search:
slavery AND United States Constitution AND founding fathers
slavery AND United States Constitution
slaves AND United States Constitution
United States Constitution AND pro-slavery
Also check the full-text box then click search.
You may also want to search in the library resource called "Literati by Credo." This can also be accessed on the Find Articles and More page. You can just use keywords like "United States Constitution AND slavery" to search.
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