emaltz at camden.rutgers.edu
Sun Aug 21 17:35:07 PDT 2005
It would have been completely impossible. At all times during the
antebellum era, approximately 1/2 of the states allowed slavery.
At 08:30 PM 8/21/2005 -0400, francisco martin wrote:
>Do we have any evidence that if Congress had proposed an anti-slavery
>amendment anytime before the Civil War that it could have been ratified by
>3/4 of the state legislatures or, more importantly, state conventions?
>Thanks in advance!
>Francisco Forrest Martin
>Rights International, The Center for International Human Rights Law, Inc.
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