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Black Abolitionist Archive

Speaker or author: Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Overview of speech expressing concern regarding the direction and motivation of Reconstruction efforts under the guidance of President Andrew Johnson.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 598 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1865-08-01

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

Keywords: Andrew Johnson; emancipation; freedom; government; liberty; prejudice; Reconstruction; slave trade

People: Johnson, Andrew

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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