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Title: Impartial Citizen - December 5, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer expresses the effects of prejudice from religion to education. Prejudice is taught to children through fearful stories that pass down from generation to generation. He adds that in spite of this, the African American people are making more progress towards social elevation than any other oppressed people in history.

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

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

Keywords: Civil rights; Connecticut; Democrat; education; New Jersey; New York; politics; prejudice; religion; vote; Whig

People: Whipper, William, 1804?-1876

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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