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Speaker or author: Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897.

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech regarding the ways in which slavery has "...corrupted the whole mass of American society." The speaker points out political issues as well as women's issues that have been and continue to be affected by the political and economic power of the institution of slavery. (Speech 16796 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,761 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1855-05-09

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

Keywords: American Anti-Slavery Society; Civil rights; Constitution; Daniel Webster; Declaration of Independence; government; justice; liberty; Lucy Stone; National Women's Rights Convention; politics; Stephen A. Douglas; Theodore D. Weld; women

People: Douglas, Stephen A.; Stone, Lucy; Webster, Daniel; Weld, Theodore D.

Organization: American Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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