The Domestic Slave Trade | Walter Edgar's Journal - Episode 3


Dr. Larry Watson discusses the reasons why, between 1787 and 1803, South Carolina forbade the importation of new slaves.  This resulted in the rise of the domestic slave trade in the Southern U.S.

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South Carolina Public Radio / Walter Edgar's Journal / Conversations on South Carolina: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828 - Slavery in South Carolina