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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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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.
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.
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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.
It was especially sharp for slaveholders near borders of non-slave states.
Uniformity clauses provided a way to protect slaveholders from paying higher taxes on slaves than on other forms of personal property; as non-slave states in the Midwest adopted uniformity clauses, they similarly limited the tax liability of large landowners.
In the 1850s, sectional differences were heightened by increasing debate over the moral implications of the institution of slavery, and federal government attempts to admit equal numbers of slave and non-slave states in its western expansion, to preserve the balance in Congress.
Carole Callard, Genealogy Specialist at the Library of Michigan and Wilma Gibbs, program archivist for African-American history at the Indiana Historical Society, will discuss strategies for researching the histories of slave and non-slave families.
But for those non-slave opponents a widespread controversy has raged.
Old Testament acceptance of slavery being the rule, non-slave states agreed in principle to return escaped slaves to their owners.