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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 31, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer provides an overview of the current political climate regarding African American suffrage. He encourages his readers to form "Franchise Clubs" to help African Americans organize for equal rights, education, and access to political publications.

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

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

Keywords: Civil rights; Constitution; Democracy; Dred Scott Decision; election; Franchise Club; government; legislature; New York; politics; Republican; Senate; suffrage; voting

People: ; Bates, Mr.; Beman, Amos Gerry, 1812-1874; Doolittle, [James R.]; Douglass, Frederick; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Gloucester, J. N.; Greeley, [Horace]; Hodge, William J.; Lincoln, [Abraham]; Maxon, Hon. Mr.; Myers, Stephen; Rich, William J.; Roct, Dr.; Smith, Gerrit; Spencer, C. S.; Watkins, William J.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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