Guest Appearance on The Junto Blog

In case you missed it, or aren’t immersed in the community of historians on Twitter and other online spaces, Sean Wilentz wrote an op-ed in the New York Times yesterday that many of us found…problematic. The good folks over at The Junto kindly offered me some space to collect what had been a furious stream of tweets into a more coherent reply. It went live this morning, so if you’re interested, head over and check it out:

http://earlyamericanists.com/2015/09/17/constitution-slavery-and-the-problem-of-agency/#more-12501

And while you’re at it, bookmark The Junto and follow them on Twitter (@thejuntoblog); it’s one of the best history blogs out there, and has a tremendous group of scholars writing for it.

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