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Freedom, Capitalism, and the Enigma of Slavery Prior to the Civil War

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Were the founders hypocritical, or did they simply accept the practices of the time, believing subjugation and religious beliefs were
consistent? What responsibility did capitalism have in promoting such practices? This course will encourage thoughtful consideration and
dialogue on this timely subject.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

via Zoom

James Belcher 



Please read:  Reading: Suggested: The Half has Never Been Told, Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward Baptist. My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglas.



Registration Closes On
Friday, September 18, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/18/2020 - 10/2/2020 Weekly - Fri 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Williamsburg, via Zoom  Map James Belcher