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Speaker or author: Rock, John S. (John Sweat), 1825-1866

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the influence the question of abolition has on decisions being made within the government during the Civil War. The speaker expressed his views about the war and its possible outcome.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 5,123 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1862-01-23

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Charles Lenox Remond; Civil War; Colonization; contentment; emancipation; government; Hayti; injustice; Jame Buchanan; John Charles Fremont; Liberia; Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society; military; politics; poor whites; prejudice; prejudice; Simon Cameron; taxation

People: Buchanan, James; Cameron, Simon; Fremont, John Charles; Lincoln, Abraham; Remond, Charles Lenox

Organization: Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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