JANUARY 3, 2012 The US Constitution allowed for slavery, yet we celebrate it as a document that makes us free. How do we reconcile these points of view?
OBJECTIVE: Students will assess the impact of the 3/5ths compromise and the invention of the cotton gin on slavery. They will be assessed on their answers to the questions on P. 149 to 153
HOMEWORK:Complete any work that might still be incomplete
SLAVERY IN THE NORTH WAS DYING OUT Some northern states outlawed slavery after the revolution Some did it immediately Some did it gradually NO southern state outlawed slavery until after the Civil War