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Subtitle: Agitation.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - August 20, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer answers those political factions that ask "when will the agitation be over?" He tells them that this will end with the repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law, the reversal of the Dred Scott Decision, the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, the end of the internal slave trade, and the right of citizenship for African Americans.

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

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

Keywords: campaign; Dred Scott Decision; Fugitive Slave Law; government; law; politics; Slavery

People: Bates, Edward; Crittenden, John J.; Everett, Edward; Rives, W. C.; Winthrop, Robert C.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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