Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Edward Wilmot Blyden
Speaker or author: Blyden, Edward Wilmot, 1832-1912.
The speaker called for an amendment to the Constitution of the newly formed Liberian government to extend the term of president from two years to "six to eight" without an option for immediate re-election to that office. He also called for an amendment to allow the president the power to dismiss government employees when necessary. The speaker included other suggestions to improve the Constitution of Liberia.
Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 1,099 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1865-07-26