By James Q. Wilson
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Rossiter, Clinton. 1787: The Grand Convention. New York: Macmillan, 1966. A well-written account of the Philadelphia convention and the ratiﬁcation struggle. Storing, Herbert J. What the Anti-Federalists Were For. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981. A close analysis of the political views of those opposed to the ratiﬁcation of the Constitution. Wood, Gordon S. The Creation of the American Republic. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1969. A detailed study of American political thought before the Philadelphia convention.
7 Even though criticism of slavery mounted during the Revolutionary period—especially in the North, where most states adopted some form of emancipation—it is easy to accuse the signers of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of hypocrisy. They knew of slavery, many of them owned slaves, and yet they were silent. Slavery continued unabated in the South, defended by some whites because they thought it was right, by others because they found it useful. Even in the South, however, there were opponents, though rarely conspicuous ones.