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All Different Kinds of Free and Prigg v. Pennsylvania: Slavery, the Supreme Court and the Ambivalent Constitution

February 28, 2014

Debra Newman Ham, Ph.D. will lead a paired book discussion focusing on Jessica Mccann's historical novel about the heart-breaking story of Margaret Morgan, kidnapped from her home in Pennsylvania in 1837 and sold into slavery.

Also, learn about the constitutional issues involved in the Supreme Court case that determined her fate and sowed the seeds of the states' rights battle that eventually led to the Civil War, as analyzed by Robert H. Baker.

Seating is limited and registration is required. To reserve a seat and to purchase a copy of the books at a discount, see the contact information.

Funded grant program of the Maryland Humanities Council.  Maryland Humanities Council is a state affiliate of the  National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Time: 12:30 pm

Contact: Linda Anthony Phone: (443) 412-2539
Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road Hays-Heighe House, Room 201
Bel Air, MD 21015
United States
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