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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 7, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer discusses the current political situation in the country, focusing mostly on the recent actions of the Republican party. Radical Republicans have just choosen an unlikely presidential candidate. The party no longer seems concerned with issues regarding the rights of people of African heritage.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: candidate; convention; Democrat; Evening Post; government; politics; presidency; Republican; South; Tribune

People: Bates, Mr.; Brown, John; Buchanan, James; Clay, Henry; Fremont, John C.; Seward, William

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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