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Stewart, James Augustus (1808-1879) Speech of Hon. James A. Stewart, of Maryland, on African slavery, its status-- natural, moral, social, legal, and constitutional...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.004 Author/Creator: Stewart, James Augustus (1808-1879) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1856 Pagination: 24 p. ; 23 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Title continues, "...and the origin, progress, present condition, and future destiny of the United States, considered in connection with African slavery as a part of its social system; with the bearings of that institution upon the interests of all sections of the union, and upon the African race." Delivered in the House of Representatives, 23 July 1856. Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, Washington, D.C.

People: Stewart, James Augustus, 1808-1879

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: US ConstitutionReligionAfricaAfrican American HistoryAbolitionSlaveryReform MovementCongressGovernment and CivicsEnslaved people

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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