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Charles Pinckney, South Carolina delegate to the Constitutional Convention

Ruling America
a history of wealth and power in a democracy
by Steve Fraser and Gary Gerstle
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If slavery be wrong, it is justified by the example of the world ... In all ages one half of mankind have been slaves.