Jefferson's Slavery Ban Proposal

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 1 March, Thomas Jefferson's proposal to ban slavery in new territory after 1802 was narrowly defeated.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Jefferson's Slavery Ban Proposal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
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