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Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Eloquent, knowledgable and intelligent rebuttal to a speech given by William Lowndes Yancey encouraging sucession, state's rights, and a continuation of slavery. Mr. Yancey, as a member of the "fire-eaters" (radical sucessionists) supported and encouraged events that lead up to the Civil War.

Description of file(s): PDF 13 page, 3,710 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1860

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

Keywords: Alabama; Articles of Confederation; Boston; cotton; Declaration of Independence; fire-eaters; government; state's rights; sucession; William Lowndes Yancey

People: Yancey, William Lowndes

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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