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320f13week4

  1. 1. Globalization and Culture Capitalism & Colonialism II September 16, 2013
  2. 2. Thomas Jefferson and Slavery How has US history tended to depict Jefferson’s relationship to slavery?
  3. 3. Thomas Jefferson and Slavery How did that version of the “paradox” of Jefferson and slavery come to be? Why do you think this happened?
  4. 4. Thomas Jefferson and Slavery Wiencek’s article suggests several innovations introduced by Jefferson that impacted the development of slavery and capitalism.
  5. 5. Thomas Jefferson and Slavery Wiencek’s article suggests several innovations introduced by Jefferson that impacted the development of slavery and capitalism. ● Industrialization and diversification/division of slave labor ● Recognition of the reproduction of enslaved populations as generating value ● Monetization - use of slaves as collateral
  6. 6. George Mason and Slavery
  7. 7. George Mason and Slavery ● Owned at least 300 slaves ● Did not free any slaves in his will ● Co-authored the Second Amendment to protect the rights of southern militias to hunt escaped slaves
  8. 8. Slavery and Globalization Why are we talking about 18th century slavery in a class on globalization?
  9. 9. Karl Marx, 1818-1883
  10. 10. Marxism 101 ● commodity ● use value & exchange value ● labor power ● social reproduction ● proletariat & bourgeoisie ● surplus value

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