Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Citizenship and Suffrage.
Title: Elevator - December 22, 1865
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)
While there was slavery in the ancient world, the writer points that the U.S. is the only country that added racial prejudice to the experience. The writer gives a historic overview of the system of slavery and its continued influence on current U.S. society.
Description of file(s): three scanned, two columned, newspaper pages
Keywords: bondage; California; Civil rights; disfranchisement; equal rights; freedom; government; Great Britain; Greece; history; Jews; manumission; politics; prejudice; Quakers; Slavery; suffrage; vote