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320 Monument Street
Concord MA
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(978) 254-1745
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The Terrible Power of the Constitution’s Three-Fifths Clause

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Historic New England • Co-sponsored by the Lincoln Historical Society and The Robbins House

Tuesday, June 22 • 7-8 pm • Virtual Program • Tickets are free; donations are encouraged • Please call 617-994-6678 for more information.

The link for the webinar will be included in the order confirmation for this program.

Join University of Maryland Professor of History Richard Bell for a deep dive into the darkest corners of the Constitution and its infamous Three-Fifths Clause, which counted enslaved people as three-fifths of a free individual for purposes of congressional representation. The Three-Fifths Clause wove slaveholder power into the fabric of all three branches of government, shaping every aspect of federal policy regarding slavery for decades to come.

Details

Date:
June 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://my.historicnewengland.org/11338/clause
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