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Speaker or author: Douglass, H. Ford

Newspaper or publication: Pine and Palm

The speaker said he believed the first element of success for African Americans was establishing a "nationality." His approach to the abolition of slavery was philosophical. Slavery was not rational in his view and slaveholders, he believed, must come to realize this.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,294 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861

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

Keywords: Africa; England; Frederick Douglass; Great Britain; history; John Brown; Lord Henry Peter Brougham; Samuel Ringgold Ward; Wendell Phillips; West Indies; William Wilberforce

People: Brougham, Lord Henry Peter; Brown, John; Douglass, Frederick; Phillips, Wendell; Ward, Samuel Ringgold; Wilberforce, William

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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