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Abolition

Title: Anti-abolitionist Article
Type: Newspaper
Date: 1860
Source: St. Paul Pioneer and Democrat

Description: The author of this article for the St. Paul Pioneer and Democrat disagrees with the actions of the abolitionists in the Eliza Winston rescue.
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Anti-abolitionist Article

Activities:

  1. What in this article almost immediately reveals the opinion of its author?



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  2. Why do you think the author of this article makes the point that the sheriff of the town was particularly courteous toward the Christmases when everyone else was not?



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  3. How can this source give you a hint about what political party the author might have sided with?



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  4. What was the author's final conclusion about why Eliza was freed?



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