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Speaker or author: Johnson, Henry W., abolitionist

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Speech denouncing the motivation behind the American Colonization Society and the Fugitive Slave Bill. The speaker stressing the irony that the U.S. will welcome fleeing Hungarian refugees to its shores but does not provide a welcome to the refugees of slavery who already reside here.

Description of file(s): PDF 24 page, 2,934 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1852-04-01

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

Keywords: American Colonization Society; exiles; freedom; Fugitive Slave Bill; human rights; Hungary; Jamaica; James G. Birney; justice; Liberia; liberty; liberty; prejudice; refugees; slave power; tyranny

People: Birney, James G.

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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