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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Impassioned speech defending the speaker's assertion that the U.S. government is composed of "liars and hypocrites" who dare to celebrate the July 4th freedom of a nation which continues to hold millions of enslaved people.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 806 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859

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

Keywords: celebration; emancipation; England; freedom; independence; July 4th; liberty; Wendell Phillips; West Indies; William Lloyd Garrison

People: Garrison, William Lloyd; Phillips, Wendell

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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