In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain how centralized, national power institutionalized and perpetuated slavery in America.
The recent controversy over the rebel flag and other Confederate symbols has propelled the issue of slavery into the spotlight.
Conventional wisdom inextricably ties the idea of “state rights” to slavery. Most Americans think southerners supported state sovereignty because they wanted to use it to protect slavery. But conventional wisdom is dead wrong in this case. The nationalists and centralizers own slavery’s legacy.
In this week’s podcast, I show that it was actually the South that applied national power to promote its interests, while northern states that advanced the ideas of state sovereignty to protect their black citizens while.
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For more details on how centralized power established an preserved slavery, click HERE.
Learn about northern personal liberty laws HERE.