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Maryland Slavery Amendment

State Mulls Finally Repealing Pro-Slavery Amendment

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

By Alice Popovici Feb 20 (Reuters) - More than 150 years after Maryland adopted a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution barring ...

State Legislature Reconsiders Pro-Slavery 'Shadow Amendment'

The Baltimore Sun | Timothy B. Wheeler | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

The Civil War casts a long shadow. In the first year of that wrenching conflict, Maryland's lawmakers voted unanimously for a constitutional amendmen...