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Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History at the University of Virginia, Peter S. Onuf has written extensively on sectionalism, federalism, and political economy, with a particular emphasis on the political thought of Thomas Jefferson. In this lecture, he looks at Jefferson’s opinions about federal government.
Pulitzer Prize–winner and Yale historian David Brion Davis discusses his 2006 book, Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.
Historian Ira Berlin briefly discusses the evolution of slave culture based on African and American experiences of the enslaved.
Historian James Oliver Horton briefly examines the protections for slavery embedded in the US Constitution.