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Speaker or author: Downing, George T. (George Thomas), 1819-1903

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief speech denouncing the African Civilization Project. The speaker believed this was similar to the American Colonization Society project and just one more way of making money using African American labor.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 391 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859

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

Keywords: 1776; 54th Massachusetts; 5th U.S. Colored Troops; Abbeokuta (West Africa); abolitionists; Africa; Africa; African Civilization Society; American Colonization Society; Henry Highland Garnet; Rev. John B. Smith

People: Garnet, Henry Highland; Smith, Reverend John B.

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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