Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William H. Johnson
Speaker or author: Johnson, William Henry, 1833-1918.
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Albany Institute of History and Art
The speaker traced the history of freedom in the U.S. during a July 4th celebration in Philadelphia. He emphasized the irony of continued slavery in a country founded on freedom and liberty for all.
Description of file(s): PDF 15 page, 5,184 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1859-07-04
Keywords: 1776; Britain; celebration; Congress; England; freedom; George Washington; history; independence; John Adams; John Hancock; July 4th; liberty; Marquis de La Fayette; patriotism; Pennsylvania; politics