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Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker denounced the "Two Years' Amendment" that Massachusetts had established. The amendment stated that immigrants must wait two years before they can vote. The speaker emphasized that while the Democratic Party had compared this with the fact that black citizens could vote after one year, both of these stipulations were prejudicial.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 239 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1859

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

Keywords: "Two Years' Amendment"; Democratic party; freedom; government; Harvard University; Massachusetts; politics; vote

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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