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Speaker or author: Hall, W. H. (William Henry), fl. 1863-1864

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Eloquent speech praising Abraham Lincoln for emancipating the slaves. The speaker stressed that though the history of the U. S. had been fraught with an irrational oppression regarding human freedom, the government is now finally acting reasonably and rationally.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 3,748 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1864-01-01

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Civil War; copperhead; Crispus Attucks; emancipation; freedom; government; history; John Brown; law; liberty; military; politics; prejudice

People: Attucks, Crispus; Brown, John; Lincoln, Abraham

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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