Slavery was economically and culturally entrenched in the southern states in the late eighteenth century. The southern States would not have supported the ratification of the Constitution if it had called for the end of slavery.
Asked in Founding Fathers
What didnt influence the framers in developing the constitution?
The First Charter of Virginia, also referred to as the Charter of 1606, did not influence the framers in developing the constitution. The United States Constitution was created on September 17, 1787. ...
What were the chief problems surounding the Constitution?
they mainly didnt put anyhting in about slavery and there was way to much sectional tension! ...
What is prohibiting before the fact called?
Prior Restraint. This is one of the main reasons the framers developed the first amendment of the constitution. Prior Restraint was very prevalent in the British Monarchy. When the framers established the constitution, they discussed many oppositions to British Law (one of which was prior restraint on expression). The only exception the framers eluded to was Seditious Libel (which they attempted to replicate [Alien and Seditions Act]. But it didnt pass) ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Which features of the Constitution reflect a distrust of democracy. Who didnt the framers trust?
Nothing in the constitution shows a distrust of democracy. In fact, the very foundation of the constitution is based on the philosophy of democracy. The men who wrote it didn't trust that people could vote and make correct decisions about the government. ...
Asked in US Constitution
Why did the framers of the constitution establish to avoid too much power?
because Britain had a strong, federal power based government, so the colonies didnt want that; since they were trying to escape England. ...
How did the North and South differ in their ideas about extending slavery?
the north didnt want slavery but the south want slavery
What are the 7 articles of constitution?
it was the constitution that was before the one we have today. it didnt work well, so it was revised into the modern constitution by our founding fathers. it was the constitution that was before the one we have today. it didnt work well, so it was revised into the modern constitution by our founding fathers. ...
Asked in Slavery
Why did slavery evolve from allotment slavery in Western Africa to slavery in the Americas?
it didnt evolve the african americans were taken from there home in africa to america. thay had no choice ...
What did the federalists and Anti-Federalists fight for in forming a new constitution?
the federalists were trying to get the antifederalists with the constitution and the federalists agreed with the constitution and the antifederalists didnt agree with the constitution ...