FACT CHECK: THE PERMANENT COMPACT OF THE CONFEDERACY LEFT THE QUESTION OF THE LEGALITY OF THE INSTITUTION OF SLAVERY TO THE STATES

26 Jan

CLAIM: The compact entitled “Constitution of the Confederate States” leaves the legality of the institution of slavery to States which join the Confederacy. INVESTIGATOR: John Needham VERDICT REVIEW: ACCURATE: The claim is correct. There is no language in the compact entitled “Constitution of the Confederate States” that delegates the power … Read More »