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Subtitle: The Past, the Present, and the Future.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - January 27, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer reviews the horrors of slavery in the past from its entry into this country, and the continued cruelties that accompany it in the present. He details slavery's horrible progress to the present day, but offers hope for the future where he sees its demise.

Description of file(s): three scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: abolition; Alabama; amelioration; anti-slavery; bondage; Fugitive Slave Law; Kentucky; mob; Pro-Slavery; slave code; Slavery; Uncle Tom's Cabin

People: Dresser, Amos; Mitchell, John; Mott, Lucretia; Stone, Lucy; Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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