John A. Garraty

American historian and biographer

John A. Garraty (July 4, 1920 – December 19, 2007) was an American historian and biographer.


  • The right to hold slaves was a property right; since Congress could not interfere with a man's property rights, it could not prohibit slavery in the territories.
  • Quarrels that Have Shaped the Constitution (1975), p. 86

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