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Speaker or author: Ward, Thomas Myers Decatur

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

The speaker included several important quotes against slavery by known and respected people. He then traced the history of slavery in the U.S. and praised Abraham Lincoln for its end. He stressed the future need for progress, education, and patience among the newly freed slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,307 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1863-01-01

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Abraham Lincoln; Christianity; Civil War; Emancipation Proclamation; government; history; liberty; Missouri Compromise; quotes

People: Lincoln, Abraham

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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