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Identifier: briefhistoryofre00smal
Title: A brief history of the Republican party
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Authors: Smalley, Eugene Virgil, 1841-1899. [from old catalog]
Subjects: Republican party
Publisher: New York, J. B. Alden
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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BiSTORY OF THE REPUBLICAN PAUTW 9 CHAPTER II. THE BEGINNING OF THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT. Up to 1820, the existence of slavery in the United States hadbeen regarded as a misfortune by the people of all sections ofthe country. Indeed, among the causes of grievances broughtagainst Great Britain, was her action in forcing the slave tradeupon the colonies against their will. With scarcely an excep-tion, the early statesmen of the Republic looked upon the insti-tution of slavery as an evil which would gradually be gottenrid of by wise emancipation measures. Looking to that end,the slave trade was prohibited and ranked with piracy, as acrime, as early as 1808. Mr. Jefferson, the head of the Demo-cratic party, was one of the most enlightened opponents ofslavery, and was far from foreseeing that the party which hehad founded would in after-years, become its chief defender.The first anti-slavery society in the country was formed by theQuakers of Pennsylvania, but there were, at an early period

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