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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - May 11, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer suggests that abolitionists and the "fire-eaters" are the two causes of slavery. He urges the end of both: abolition will bring an end to the need for Abolitionists; emancipation of the slave will end the occupation of extremist pro-slavery advocates (the "fire-eaters").

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: "fire-eaters"; abolitionists; Civil War; class; Slavery; social roles

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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