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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: The National Anti-Slavery Standard was the American Anti-Slavery Society's official newspaper. It was published from 1840 to 1870. This ode was written in response to the passage of the 13th amendment to the Constitution abolishing slavery which was passed by the House of Representatives on January 31, 1865. It had already been passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, and was ratified by the states in December, 1865. The writer was in New Bern, North Carolina, a city that had seen much action during the Civil War.

 

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"On the Passage of the Constitutional Amendment" poem from the National Anti-Slavery Standard newspaper

printer   National Anti-Slavery Standard
publisher   American Anti-Slavery Society
date   Mar 25, 1865
location   New York, New York
width   2.5"
height   5.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
accession #   #L05.064


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