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Subtitle: The Cause of Hard Times.

Title: Colored American - June 17, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his view that the desire for money is clouding the reason of society and causing unwise choices. He urges a focus on independence, industry, and frugality to counteract what he sees as a struggling economic environment based on greed.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: economy; finances; government; industry; money; politics; prejudice

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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