Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John Mercer Langston
Speaker or author: Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897.
Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard
Speech regarding the ways in which slavery has "...corrupted the whole mass of American society." The speaker points out political issues as well as women's issues that have been and continue to be affected by the political and economic power of the institution of slavery. (Speech 16796 is a duplicate of this speech.)
Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,761 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1855-05-09
Keywords: American Anti-Slavery Society; Civil rights; Constitution; Daniel Webster; Declaration of Independence; government; justice; liberty; Lucy Stone; National Women's Rights Convention; politics; Stephen A. Douglas; Theodore D. Weld; women