Slavery and the American Revolution

The political, social, and military upheavals of the Revolutionary period had a tremendous impact on the lives of some African-Americans, while for others very little changed. The period of the American Revolution and the drafting and adoption of the United States Constitution is sometimes regarded as a missed opportunity to end slavery and live up to the rhetoric of the Declaration of Independence that -,11 men are created equal.’ Your task is to read the folloveing primary and secondary sources and write an 8 page paper (roughly 2000 words, 12 pt. font, 1 inch margins), that makes an historical argument or answers a specific research question pertaining to this 88778 in American history. IMPORTANT: History papers use FOOTNOTES following CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE citation rules.