1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and Race

History professor Paul Polgar talks about the federal Congress' first national debate on slavery and race held in 1790. Professor Polgar… read more

1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and Race History professor Paul Polgar talks about the federal Congress' first national debate on slavery and race held in 1790. Professor Polgar argues that this discussion; which focused on Congress' ability to interfere with slavery and with immigration and the definition of citizenship, set the tone for race in America for the next seven decades. close

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1790 Congressional Debate on Slavery and Race

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2017 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2017 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 21, 2017 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2017 | 10:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2017 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Aug 22, 2017 | 3:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2017 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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