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South Carolina History Series: The U.S. Constitution and the African Slave Trade, 1787-1808 

When: Tue., Nov. 10, 11:15 a.m. 2015
Phone: (843) 559-1945
Price: Free
When the framers of the U.S. Constitution sought to end the importation of enslaved people from Africa in 1787, delegates from South Carolina successfully argued for a 20 year delay before closing this trade. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a discussion of the politics behind this delay and the "final victims" who came to South Carolina from Africa.


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