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The origin is that the Founders agreed to create it in part to placate the demands of slaveholders.
If being a slaveholder is the disqualifying factor, five of our first seven presidents -- all but New Englanders John Adams and John Quincy Adams -- would be dethroned, including Founding Fathers Washington and Jefferson.
Just as slaveholders used black overseers to heap abuses upon their fellow Africans, Rizzo used some blacks to maintain Philadelphia’s systemic discrimination.
Native American slaveholders didn’t shape and take advantage of emergent American capitalism to subdue a continent.
Trump mockingly suggested that George Washington and Thomas Jefferson—founders and slaveholders alike—would be next.
Jefferson Davis—President of the Confederacy Plantation owner and slaveholder, Jefferson Davis enjoyed a political career that started in the U.S. House of Representatives and ended with becoming president—of the Confederacy.
Between 1817 and 1825, while serving as secretary of state to President James Monroe, a Virginian slaveholder, Adams consistently prioritized union over slavery, just like Lincoln.
Large areas of land in Kentucky were granted to surveyors and soldiers from the Revolutionary War, many whom were of English descent and who were slaveholders.
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