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Speaker or author: Johnson, William F., fl. 1852

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Short speech noting that while early Africas such as Memnor (who invented the first letters of the alphabet) and Euclid (mathematician) contributed to current knowledge, school children were not taught about their achievements because of their place of birth.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 91 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1852-03-30

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

Keywords: education; Egypt; history; rights

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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