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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Overview of speech regarding the speaker's view of the current status of the anti-slavery movement. The speaker said he saw this not as a racial issue, but as a human issue. He believed the system of slavery had a negative effect on every American, regardless of color. He believed that ending slavery freed all Americans.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 823 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: The New Political Party.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - December 15, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

In an effort to push for revolutionary change, a new political party called the Know-Nothing Party has formed. The writer comments on the religious aspects of this party and those who oppose it. It seems to be an objectified tension between Catholicism and Protestantism in a political arena.

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

Title: John Sella Martin

Speaker or author: Martin, J. Sella (John Sella), b. 1832

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker appealed to the people of Great Britain for their support in the fight for emancipation in the U.S. He explained a bit of what was happening in the U.S. regarding the war, and focused on the issue of slavery and the strides being made by the anti-slavery movements there.

Description of file(s): PDF 14 page, 4,006 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Free Soil in Massachusetts.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 5, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Brief note about actions being taken by members of the Free Soil party in Massacusetts to overturn the Fugitive Slave Law.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the pro-slavery approach taken by Robert Toombs in a recent speech the speaker had attended. The speaker noticed a change in public attitude towards slavery but emphasized that more work was required to put a final end to the system itself.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,365 word document (text and images)

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