Why Did George Fitzhugh Support Slavery?

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The first document Advocates Slavery, George Fitzhugh states that he supported slavery. Before the American Civil War pro-slavery forces changed from protecting the idea of slavery and explaining it to be a positive idea. Fitzhugh insisted that African Americans were childish people that needed protection. Other people believed that black people were not able to live out in free world. Fitzhugh said that “the negro race is inferior to the white race, and living in their midst, they would be far outstripped or outwitted in the chaos of free competition." The second document by On the Management of the Butler Estate, Roswell King Jr. with his father owned and managed Georgia’s Butler plantations for for several years didn’t indicate that he
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