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Speaker or author: Campbell, Jabez Pitt (1854-1858)

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

Overview of speech tracing the causes of the Civil War and the continuing opportunity for error, injustice, and restricted freedom. The speaker emphasized the role of political action in encouraging the events that led to the Civil War.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,254 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1865

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Christianity; Civil War; Congress; England; freedom; Fugitive Slave Bill; George Washington; government; Hayti; John Brown; Liberia; military; Missouri Compromise; Nulification Act; politics; rebellion; revolution; Revolutionary War; slave trade

People: Brown, John; Lincoln, Abraham; Washington, George

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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