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Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - December 15, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

In an effort to push for revolutionary change, a new political party called the Know-Nothing Party has formed. The writer comments on the religious aspects of this party and those who oppose it. It seems to be an objectified tension between Catholicism and Protestantism in a political arena.

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

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

Keywords: Age of Revolution; Anti-Republican; antiquity; Boston; Catholicism; Free-Soilers; fugitive; Know-Nothing Party; politics; Protestantism; religion; slave power; Slavery; Whigs

People: Burns, Anthony

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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