Who came up with slavery?
No one knows for sure who came up with it but what is it. We are sorry!
born in 1850 into slavery. released after civil war. moved to chicago, where she owned her own furniture store. while there, encountered many customers who didn't have enough space in their arparments for the average sized bed. Came up with an idea to create a bed that folded up into a cabinet. first African American woman to receive a patent from the united states. people may have been prejudice against her beacause she just came…
Congress attempted to stop discussion on the slavery issue after they were flooded by over 100,000 petitions urging the abolition of slavery in the 1830's. In 1836, they passed a resolution that banned the discussion of these petitions and enforced the ban in 1839, 1841 and 1843. However, John Quincy Adams, who believed this was unfair, came up with creative methods of bringing the debate up on the floor anyway.
New problems about the spread of slavery came up because the Missouri compromise stated that North of the Missouri line would be free and south would be slave up to the Rocky Mountains. This would mean that America would have less slave states which would mean the South would lose power in the Senate which annoyed the South.
Once the delegates starting discussing population, the issue of slavery came up. Should enslaved people be counted in a state's population? Many Northern state's wanted to end slavery. Most southern state's, which had many slaves' wanted slavery to continue. Finally a compromise was reached. Every five slaves , or people " bound to service," would be counted as three. In addition, the delegates agreed to end slave with other countries in 1808.