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Subtitle: War! War!!

Title: Colored American - March 9, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Brief note regarding the status of the military on the east coast. The writer sarcastically suggests that the army move down to Florida and take the land there from the native people until Congress can "legislate" it away from them.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: army; Congress; Daniel Webster; Florida; government; John C. Calhoun; militia; Native Americans; Seminoles

People: Calhoun, John C.; Webster, Daniel

Publication type: ediorials; Newspapers

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