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Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Pennsylvania Freeman

Detailed account of the history of the Negro race including historical and current accomplishments. The speaker quoted sources who trace humanity itself to origins in Africa, and he stresses the ability of African Americans to accomplish more than they are given credit for.

Description of file(s): PDF 16 page, 3,903 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1853-12-26

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

Keywords: Africa; Alexander H. Everett; Andrew Jackson; army; Britain; Canada; Edward Everett; Egypt; Eliza T. Greenfield; Ethiopia; George Washington; Granville Sharpe; history; James Forten; London; Massachusetts Colonization Society; military; Phillis Wheatly; prejudice; Rome; soldiers; vote; West Indies

People: Everett, Alexander H.; Everett, Edward; Forten, James; Greenfield, Eliza T.; Jackson, Andrew; Sharpe, Granville; Washington, George; Wheatly, Phillis

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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