10/12 Slavery in the Constitution

Today we examined primary and secondary source documents from multiple perspectives related to the debate over slavery in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.

The Revolutionary Ideal that “all men are created equal” and the existence of slavery in early America are contradictory.

This activity helps us to understand Key Concept 3.2 by providing specific examples of perfect Ideals from the Revolution being much less perfect in real life.

Complete the two assignment below:

Slavery in the Constitution

Constitutional Convention Activity