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Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech stressing the idea that the Constitution is "pro-slavery" and that the Liberty Party has formed to protest this. The speaker notes that "A protest amounts to nothing, so long as he continues in fellowship with those who persist in evil-doing." This statement was in response to a suggestion that the Liberty Party members "unite" with the slaveholders in governmental action.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,275 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1847-02-16

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

Keywords: Constitution; government; justice; Liberty Party; protest; slave-holding

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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