2 Page Slavery paper

Chicago style format 2-3 pages

Readings: Jefferson, “notes on the state of Virginia”; Ruffin, “the political economy of slavery”; James Henry Hammond, “the mudsill speech”; Alexander Stephens, “the cornerstone speech”; reverend A.T. Holmes, “the duties of Christian masters”

Prompt: What common threads and significant shifts can you identify in these documents? We’re the arguments in defense of slavery characterized more by continuity or change?