slave state

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any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War

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In addition, the correlation between Number of Constitutions and Slave State is positive and statistically significant at the 1 percent level: being a slave state implies more constitutional revisions or lack of endurance.
The upshot of the conference, briefly put, was a compromise to admit Missouri as a slave state. For the rest of the Purchase territory a line would be drawn at latitude 36[degrees] 30' with slavery allowed south of it, but forbidden north of it.
would "continue to ratchet up" sanctions." In a since-deleted tweet, Washington Post national reporter Philip Bump swooned over the "deadly side-eye" Jong shot at Pence; a Post headline, quoting a think tank analyst, dubbed her the "Ivanka Trump of North Korea." So fawning and obsequious has coverage of the North Korean slave state been that Buzzfeed, as reliable a shaper and purveyor of woke millennial opinion as any outlet, felt the need to issue a "PSA" informing readers that the emissary of a giant concentration camp is "Not Your New Fave Shade Queen" but rather a "Garbage Monster."
It is a former slave state, which has a long history of racial tension.
It is also now on vivid display in a South Korean hospital, where doctors are working to save a wounded and malnourished North Korean soldier who defected last week from Kim Jong-un's slave state. The defector, whose full name is still not publicly known, risked his life by speeding across the Demilitarised Zone in a jeep, then dashing across the heavily guarded border at Panmunjon.
Since Missouri was still a slave state, Twain's family owned slaves, which was an experience that he wrote about later in his life.
Referring to North Korea, the ( Republican platform also urges "the government of China to recognize the inevitability of change in the Kim family's slave state and, for everyone's safety against nuclear disaster, to hasten positive change on the Korean peninsula."
Under the laws of Maryland (and every other slave state), Frederick Bailey was a chattel--a piece of moveable property.
The Northwest Territory had belonged to Virginia, and Virginia, a slave state, on the motion of Thomas Jefferson, a slave holder, gave the land to the Union for free on condition only that there be no slavery allowed in it at any time.
Black History Month Program Michael Potaski discusses Uxbridge slave owners when Massachusetts was a slave state, 6:30 p.m.
timid as a lone woman with her silver spoons." Yet lone women read his essay about a night in jail, "the only house in a slave State in which a free man can abide with honor." Thoreau fell asleep for good before his "Walking" made it into print, before he could see the counterpart in his dream--"some part of us awakes which slumbers all the rest of the day and night"--who, sans terre , by law owned by father and husband, became a Holy-Lander of the soul: "out of such wildness comes the reformer, eating locusts and honey," uncivil, disobedient, strong-boned-- a woman sauntering far, far from the confines of the home.
More American than Southern explores the social forces that drove Kentucky's loyalties--though Kentucky was a slave state that had strong historical and cultural ties with the South, a growing urban middle class in the 1830's swayed its demographics, forming a population base that saw no need for slavery or a "master class" of plantation owners.
Sharan Burrow, general secretary of ITUC, speaking at a European Parliament hearing said: "Qatar is a slave state for 1.4 million migrant workers.
A riveting historical novel set in 1848, Willow tells the story of a young woman living on the border between the slave state of Maryland and the free state of Pennsylvania.
The world's leading trade union body said Tuesday it would pressure international construction companies behind World Cup infrastructure in Qatar into respecting worker rights in what they described as a "slave state".