Guilty of a Skin not Coloured like Our Own¿: Timothy Pickering on Slavery and Race, and the Complicated Legacy of New England High Federalism
Almog, Asaf, History - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia
Varon, Elizabeth, Department of History, University of Virginia
The paper discusses Massachusetts Federalist Timothy Pickering’s views on race and slavery. The paper has four parts. Part 1 discusses Pickering’s views on slavery and race before the establishment of the Federalist administrations. Part 2 discusses Pickering’s policy towards the Haitian Revolution as the American secretary of state. Part 3 discusses Pickering’s support of colonization. Part 4 discusses Pickering’s views on race and slavery during his retirement.
MA (Master of Arts)