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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Overview of speech regarding the contributions of black Americans during the previous wars with England. The speaker said that they were told that England had made them slaves and to win the fight against England would be to win their right to freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 413 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1852-09-11

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

Keywords: Declaration of Independence; freedom; George Washington; Great Britain; history; liberty; peculiar institution; Revolutionary War

People: Washington, George

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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