The Fugitive Slave Clause: Rethinking Gender, Slavery, and the Constitution

UC Berkeley Events
Published on Sep 21, 2015

A talk by Assistant Professor Stephanie Jones-Rogers on the ways two clauses within the Constitution—the clause to abolish the African slave trade and the fugitive slave clause— created opportunities which allowed certain women to circumvent many of the economic and legal disabilities that accompanied the denial of their full citizenship.

Stephanie Jones-Rogers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at UC Berkeley

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