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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 26, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer discusses caste and prejudice in the U.S. and Hayti. Prejudice in Hayti is mostly based in caste, with those of African descent fighting against mulattoes. In the U.S. prejudice is based in race and nationality and often leveled at the Irish and German immigrants equally with African Americans.

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

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

Keywords: caste; citizenship; Declaration of Independence; Dutch; England; German; Hayti; Irish; mulattoes; passport; prejudice; race; school; Spain; Tribune

People: Crandall, Miss; Dessalines, Jean-Jacques; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Geffrard, [Fabre]; Miner, Miss; Redpath, [James]; Weed, Thurlow

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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