- n the practice of owning slaves
- s allowing slavery
the slaveholding South
- Here was the familiar Jefferson--egalitarian aristocrat, slaveholding author of the Declaration of Independence, globetrotting homebody--plumbed one step further.
- The slave's light-skinned child was taken to be white and grew up with both the attitudes and the education of the slaveholding class.
- It is more likely that by letting Rose sass her, Lady Astor reverted to the practice of some of her Southern slaveholding ancestors who allowed back talk from black mammies as a .