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Speaker or author: Kinnard, T. M. (Thomas M.)

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Speech given in England relating the prejudice that was forming towards the escaped slaves who had settled in Canada. The speaker believed that the American government had placed people in Canada in an attempt to influence a prejudicial government there that didn't reflect the ideals of freedom that British rule had in place. The speaker was most concerned with the prejudice infiltrating the church. He believed that education was the only hope to prevent the damage prejudice could do.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 401 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861

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

Keywords: British Methodist Episcopal Church; Canada; Church; education; England; government; prejudice

Organization: Young Men's Christian Association

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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