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Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Patriot

Speech describing the injustices of slavery in the U.S. that the speaker said were instigated by the clergy. He offered a couple of examples of how the Church was silently advocating and blatantly practicing racial prejudice during their services.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 804 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1853

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

Keywords: Canada; Christianity; Fugitive Slave Law; Henry Clay; religion

People: Clay, Henry

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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