Finkelman, Paul, 1949-

Race and the Constitution : from the Philadelphia Convention to the age of segregation / by Paul Finkelman. - Washington, DC : American Historical Association, c2010. - ix, 78 p. ; 22 cm. - New essays on American constitutional history .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-78).

Race and slavery under the Constitution -- Implementing the Constitution : slavery, Congress, and the courts -- Emancipation and freedom : the Civil War and the second founding -- Reconstructing the union and remaking the Constitution -- From reconstruction to Jim Crow : the betrayal of the Constitution.

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African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--History--United States--19th century.
Slavery--Law and legislation--History.--United States
Constitutional history--United States.

KF4757 / .F56 2010

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