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Race and the U.S. Economy After the Ratification of the U.S. Constitution

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90 minutes
Date Published

January 14, 2021

Publisher

Memphis Bar Association

Subjects

Approved for Dual CLE Credit, Diversity, Economy, Race, Slavery, U.S. Constitution

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Summary

Professor Overton will discuss the extent to which the nation's economy was dependent on enslaved persons; the role enslaved persons played in the emergence of the U. S. as a global economic superpower. He will address the U. S. and global capitalism as we understand it today. Finally, he will discuss how these combined factors biasedly shaped policies around education, health, law, and the voting franchise.


Recorded 1/14/2021.

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Presenters

Spencer Overton

Professor Spencer Overton is a law professor at the George Washington College of Law.

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Race and the U.S. Economy After the Ratification of the U.S. Constitution - Video
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