The Unconstitutionality of Slavery

Contents


 

CHAPTER I. - - - WHAT IS LAW
CHAPTER II. - - - WRITTEN CONSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER III. - - - THE COLONIAL CHARTERS

CHAPTER IV - - - COLONIAL CHARTERS
CHAPTER V - - - THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
CHAPTER VI. - - - THE STATE CONSTITUTIONS OF 1789
      MEANING OF THE WORD "FREE"
CHAPTER VII. - - - THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

CHAPTER VIII. - - - THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

CHAPTER IX. - - - THE INTENTIONS OF THE CONVENTION
CHAPTER X. - - - THE PRACTICE OF THE GOVERNMENT
CHAPTER XI. - - - THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE PEOPLE
CHAPTER XII. - - - THE STATE CONSTITUTIONS OF 1845

CHAPTER XIII. - - - THE CHILDREN OF SLAVES ARE BORN FREE

CHAPTER XIV.  - - - THE DEFINITION OF LAW
CHAPTER XV. - - - THOUGHT JUDGES TO RESIGN THEIR SEATS?

CHAPTER XVI. - - - "THE SUPREME POWER OF A STATE"

CHAPTER XVII. - - - RULES OF INTERPRETATION

First Rule

Second Rule

Third Rule

Fourth Rule

Fifth Rule

Sixth Rule

Seventh Rule

Eighth Rule

Ninth Rule

Tenth Rule

Eleventh Rule

Twelfth Rule

Thirteenth Rule

Fourteenth Rule
RULES CITED FOR SLAVERY

First Rule cited for Slavery

Second Rule cited for Slavery
Third Rule cited for Slavery

Fourth Rule cited for Slavery

CHAPTER XVIII. - - - SERVANTS COUNTED AS UNITS

CHAPTER XIX. - - - SLAVE REPRESENTATION

CHAPTER XX. - - - ALIENS COUNTED AS THREE FIFTHS

CHAPTER XXI. - - - WHY THE WORDS "FREE PERSONS"
CHAPTER XXII. - - - "ALL OTHER PERSONS"

CHAPTER XXIII. - - - ADDITIONAL ARGUMENTS ON THE WORD "FREE"

CHAPTER XXIV. - - - POWER OF THE GENERAL GOVERNMENT OVER SLAVERY

APPENDIX A
APPENDIX B
NOTES