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Speaker or author: Britton, John G.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Foner and Walker, Eds.

Brief introductory speech regarding what the speaker believed were the important factors affecting African Americans at that point in time. These included voting rights, colonization, and the migration of fugitive slaves to Canada. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 562 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1851-08-01

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

Keywords: audio; Canada; citizenship; Civil rights; Colonization; Constitution; convention; England; government; Indiana; law; migration; voting

Publication type: Speeches

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