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Title: Elevator - December 22, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

While there was slavery in the ancient world, the writer points that the U.S. is the only country that added racial prejudice to the experience. The writer gives a historic overview of the system of slavery and its continued influence on current U.S. society.

Description of file(s): three scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

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

Keywords: bondage; California; Civil rights; disfranchisement; equal rights; freedom; government; Great Britain; Greece; history; Jews; manumission; politics; prejudice; Quakers; Slavery; suffrage; vote

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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