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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

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

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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