Episode 20: Pierce Butler

Imperfect Men

On this episode, Steve and Cody delve into one of the architects behind slavery’s hold on the Constitution, Pierce Butler.


  • Gannon, Kevin M. “Pierce Butler.” South Carolina Encyclopedia. 17 May 2016. <https://www.scencyclopedia.org/sce/entries/butler-pierce/>. Retrieved 3 Oct 2023.
  • United States Congress. “Pierce Butler.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. <https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/B001186>. Retrieved 3 Oct 2023.
  • Wright Jr., Robert K. and MacGregor Jr., Morris J. Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. Washington, DC: U. S. Army Center of Military History, 1987.
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