In the speech Bowdon discusses recent legislative debate concerning the expansion of slavery into the country's new states and territories. He argues that since slaves are property, the government should protect their owners' rights in any land...
Included on this page are two articles about the discussion women's suffrage during Alabama's constitutional convention. The first item (at the bottom left of the page under "Editorial Notes") mentions a proposed amendment that would allow certain...
Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
Thumbnail with title
Grid with smaller thumbnails and more detail
Select the collections to add or remove from your search