Q. Why do you think the framers were silent on the issue of slavery

Why were they quiet on the issue of slavery in the wording in the constitution


Start on the Online Library homepage.  For articles, click on FIND NOW under Find Articles. On the Find Articles & More page, you can use the following databases for information on the topic of slavery and the drafting of the United States Constitution.

  • ProQuest Central
  • Research Library

In the above two databases, you can limit to full text articles and peer reviewed (scholarly) journals if required. You can search for "framers of the United States Constitution" AND slavery.

Also on the Find Articles & More page:

  • Credo Reference (this database has articles from reference sources like encyclopedias)


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