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Subtitle: The cause of the oppressed, the cause of God.

Title: Colored American - August 11, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his belief that the abolitionists are doing God's work and those who oppose them, oppose God.

Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: The Cause of Hard Times.

Title: Colored American - June 17, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his view that the desire for money is clouding the reason of society and causing unwise choices. He urges a focus on independence, industry, and frugality to counteract what he sees as a struggling economic environment based on greed.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: The Cause.

Title: Lunar Visitor - February, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Lunar Visitor (1862 - 18??)

The writer comments on the causes of the Civil War. He notes that slavery is the primary cause with Southern rebellion as the secondary cause of the war.

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

Subtitle: The want of Unity among the Colored People--1. The Effects. 2. The Cause; 3. The Remedy.

Title: Lunar Visitor - February, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Lunar Visitor (1862 - 18??)

The writer breaks down the wants of African Americans in order to realize social harmony with their white fellow citizens. He emphasizes unity in this regard: unity of purpose, sympathy, self-respect; and a basic shared interest in human welfare.

Description of file(s): Three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)

Subtitle: The Causes of War.

Title: Pacific Appeal - July 12, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer offers his views on what caused the Civil War.

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

Subtitle: The Cause of our Country's Troubles.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 5, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer answers those who charge that the current unrest in the country is being caused by African Americans.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

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