Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: James McCune Smith
Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Boston Public Library -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets
Speech given on the basic idea that slavery is irrational, immoral, and in opposition to the core beliefs of the founding fathers. Emphasis is placed on the destiny and potential future of the Negro race in the U.S.
Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 6,176 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1841-01
Keywords: Black Code; Britain; Code Noir; Constitution; Declaration of Independence; England; government; Hamilton Lyceum; Henry Clay; Jews; law; Liberia; liberty; Ohio; Philomathean Society; Republican; revolution; tyranny; West Indies
People: Clay, Henry
Publication type: Speeches
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