[Blackstudies-l] Jeffrey Ostler (U of Oregon History Professor) also argues that the revolution was also a push to preserve slavery and suppress Native American resistance

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Sat Jul 4 09:06:37 EDT 2020


He starts by calling attention to "the shameful final grievance of the
Declaration of Independence..."

The revolution wasn’t only an effort to establish independence from the
British—it was also a push to preserve slavery and suppress Native American
resistance.



Read More:

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/02/americas-twofold-original-sin/606163/?utm_source=atl&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=share

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