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Speaker or author: Clark, Peter H.

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

The speaker discussed the upcoming presidential election and those involved in the political campaign. John Freemont (Republican) would run against Abraham Lincoln, and while the Republican party expressed anti-slavery sentiments, they were afraid to act aggressively to upset the status quo.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 191 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1859

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

Keywords: Democratic party; Frederick Douglass; freedom; Fugitive Slave Law; Gerrit Smith; government; John A. Gurley; John Freemont; justice; Kansas; liberty; politics; presidential campaign; Republican Party; W. S. Groesbeck

People: Douglass, Frederick; Freemont, John; Groesbeck, W. S.; Gurley, John A.; Smith, Gerrit

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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