Liberty and Slavery in Colonial America: The Case of Georgia, 1732–1770

@article{Lannen2017LibertyAS,
  title={Liberty and Slavery in Colonial America: The Case of Georgia, 1732–1770},
  author={Andrew C. Lannen},
  journal={The Historian},
  year={2017},
  volume={79},
  pages={32 - 55}
}
IN 1775, DURING heated debates between Great Britain and its American colonies over issues of taxation and government, Samuel Johnson famously asked: “How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?” Johnson exposed a puzzling contradiction at the heart of American society: How could a people so fiercely proclaim a commitment to individual freedom while practicing slavery? However, American colonists in the eighteenth century did not see a contradiction… 
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