Joan Kennedy Taylor

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Slavery: America's Fatal Compromise
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Essay » Political
This essay answers the following question- how could the United States, a country based consciously on philosopher John Locke's idea of the "rights of man," come into existence incorporating the institution of slavery? But it does more than this; it ties this "fatal compromise" to its fatal consequences: a gradual erosion of rights that has occurred across all of our country’s history.