non-slave


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Adj.1.non-slave - where slavery was prohibited; "a free-soil state"
free - not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man"
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When the non-slave states refused, a violent and bloody civil war ensued.
But plenty of non-fantasy, non-slave movies came out and we weren't nearly as hyped about them, e.
It was not, as some have recently alleged, a division between slave and non-slave states.
In non-slave societies, domestic animals are better cared for than workers.
Cleisthenes was himself the maternal grandson of a former tyrant of Athens, and exiled for years; yet his reforms were shocking and unprecedented in how they shifted power away from a handful of the wealthiest families and toward the male, non-slave general population.
Calhoun were ever wary that the admission of new non-slave states would bring more anti-slavery senators and representatives to Congress, eventually threatening slavery's continued existence.
The carefully thought out process of compensation, and the solid base of support for it among slave owners, non-slave owners, and a significant number of abolitionists, demonstrates that there was indeed a massively funded form of government reparations--but it was called compensation.
As the North's population grew and the House of Representatives became increasingly hostile to the expansion of slavery, the South focused on preserving the Senate balance of slave and non-slave states while the nation digested the land acquired in the war.
This is a critical contribution to the project of understanding and analyzing the emergence of a non-slave black elite and their claims to representation of the imagined post-emancipation proto-nation, as its own moment in history, but also-as Newton hints in the Epilogue--as a precursor to the (imagined) postcolonial nation.
This was simply a device that would ensure that the non-slave north would continue to have a majority in national government and allow it to determine what happened at a state level in the south.
The Dred Scott decision held that the American-born child of an imported slave did not have the right to claim citizenship in a non-slave state, while he had been considered property and a non-citizen in the state of his origin.
Luce plainly wrote in his article that the Constitution was a document reflecting the political realities of the late 18th-century, striking a hard front compromise between the slave states of the south and the non-slave states of the north - that is a factual reality.