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The Unconstitutionality of Slavery


By rbarnett - Posted on 03 August 2009

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