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Why did the founding fathers fail to eliminate slavery?

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The founding fathers failed to eliminate slavery because the slaves were the deal then as they helped in doing labor work that helped spur the economy.

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They didn't fail; it wasn't a problem at the time. Slavery had been such a common practice around the world for so long. Egyptians enslaved Jews centuries ago. Europeans enslaved Native Americans when they first arrived, and when Africans were enslaved in the states, even the African rulers supported this trading.

The Articles of Confederation failed because it did not have the power to deal with an economic crisis. The Articles of Convention failed, because the colonistas disagreed with them.

Some examples of inspirational thoughts are from the founding fathers of America. Benjamin Franklin said "By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail". He also said "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest"

The Constitution's framers were uncomfortable with the practice of slavery. The word slavery or slaves doe not appear anywhere in the Constitution.

It was not as accepted in the north, and was not as important in the economy, as for the south, without slavery there economy would fail.

Becaause they weren't as smart as we were today...

Northerners and Southerners were not ready to resort to violence to abolish slavery

The Crittenden Compromise failed because it outlawed slavery in western states because Abraham Lincoln opposed the western expansion of slavery.

There was much discussion about abolishing slavery in the initial Constitutional Convention. However, the Southern States did not want to lose the economic power of slavery, so it was not included in the in the final draft. It took several more decades for it to end.

The Electoral College was created as a fail safe against radicalism and also as a way to balance the power of smaller and larger states. It also made the legal question of who was elected more clear by establishing specific rules and having the legally recognized election happen in one place at one time.

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all southerners all people that wanted slavery rites of labor people that wanted him to fail

because crops would fail, it would be hard toget sugar etc. because crops would fail, it would be hard toget sugar etc.

Even though it temporarily pleased both the south and the north, it didn't necessarily solve the issue of slavery.

Because the US Senate where all states are equal could not counter balance the Pro Slavery vote.

No amendments were initially added to the Constitution because the founding fathers thought it was complete enough. They didn't feel it was necessary to enumerate rights. They also felt that if they started enumerating rights, it would set a bad precedent and imply nobody had rights which were not listed. The more liberal-minded of that day felt there needed to be a fail-safe measure for the future.

-We never needed to have slaves because the only work in the north is business and many slaves did not get education. -It was doomed to fail There are always going to be issues with slavery no matter how proper the compr -It was also doomed to fail because America is always going to expand and there will always be issues with rather or not that state will be a slavery state or a free state. -THe reason the south had slavery was from all the jobs from with they needed slaved to work at those jobs. -Maybe a flaw could be that even if north and the south felt pleased,thousands of people were still enslaved in texas -Did not resolved slavery in any way -In a way helped pave the road to slavery - If there was slavery in california,

In a manner of speaking historians have placed slavery and the end of slavery, into a larger and more important reason for the US Civil War. When they have, they often times fail to place it in its proper prospective. They tend to give Northerns a more "anti-slavery" view than what actually happened. With that said, perhaps the largest distortion is present with the Emancipation Proclamation. They fail to note the role of it as a war measure, and tend to understate the slavery that was present in the border states.

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because one went to slavery state (Kansas) the other was admitted as a free state (Nebraska). Congress remained divided over the issue of slavery. et al the compromise of 1850 was the same thing....Missouri was free, Arkansas was slave.

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Douglas failed to realize the enormity of the slave issue as well as opposition of slavery in the north. He opened the issue of letting states decide for themselves whether they should allow slavery. After slavery was voted in, a bloody insurrection between pro and anti slavery groups came about in Kansas. Douglas denounced the use of his rhetoric for political purposes and denounced President Buchanan who recognized Kansas as a slave state.

Andrew Jackson. FAIL Andrew Jackson OWNED slaves. Who taught you history? This is why this country is going to hell in a hand basket. Andrew Jackson supported slavery. The Congressman you are looking for is Lincoln and many others in the soon to be created Republican Party.....

Because the Union had declared a reason that fighting the South was for the ending of slavery. This stopped the French and British from helping the South because they didnt want to fight in another nation's war for moral reasons or for the ending of slavery.


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