Tuesday, February 13, 2007

You Want A Lecture? Here's Your Lecture...

Random Eager Law Student: Now, I'm not so sure that the 3/5 clause was a proximate cause of the Civil War...

Prof. Amar: So, I actually know something about history. Sit in your arm chair and listen here. The Constitution happens to be a pretty big part in how American history plays out. If you're looking for causal factors, it's one. Different political rules give us a different political universe.


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