Jefferson's Slavery Ban Proposal

(15 words)
  • 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.

Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Jefferson's Slavery Ban Proposal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009; last revised 30 November -1.
[, accessed 18 April 2015.]