You're right, it was only about 66%. Now it's down to 0%.
I suppose slavery could have ended here the way it ended in England and Brazil -- nonviolently. Instead we chose to slaughter a million people and discard the original vision of the republic. Oh well, at least slavery's gone, huh?
This is a persistant part of the neo-reb myth.
You won't find much difference between what Washington and Madison thought and what Jackson thought right down to what Lincoln thought. Their ideas were the same.
Washington urged an "immovable attachment" to the national union. So did Lincoln. The changes I bet you don't like came later.
When was the last time someone beat you with a lash, sold your kids to some other plantation or raped your wife becaue she was their "property"?
You guys whith your overblown crap show either that you have no idea what freedom really is or that you are pathetic whiners.