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Speaker or author: Campbell, Robert

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

The speaker suggested that the best way to end slavery was to cultivate cotton in Africa. He believed that if European countries could purchase cotton from Africa and refuse to buy from slaveholding countries. This would eliminate the main reason for slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 314 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859-05-28

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

Keywords: Africa; cotton; prejudice

Organization: British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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