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Buchanan Supporters Attack Republican Presidential Candidate Frémont as a "Black Republican" Abolitionist
1856. Printed Document. The Fearful Issue to Be Decided in November Next! Shall the Constitution and the Union Stand or Fall? Fremont, The Sectional Candidate of the Advocates of Dissolution! Buchanan, The Candidate of Those Who Advocate One Country! One Union! One Constitution! and One Destiny! 1856. 24 pp., 5 x 8 1/2 in. "What a Combination! Seward, Greeley, Bennet, Watson Webb, H. Ward Beecher, &c. There can be no doubt that this goodly company will speedily be increased by the addition of Fred. Douglass and his black republicans. The only candidate to arrest this tide of demoralization and sectionalism, is James Buchanan."This pro-Buchanan election of 1856 pamphlet attacks the first Republican presidential candidate, John C. Frémont. Quoting from the speeches and writings of William Lloyd Garrison, Horace Greeley, Wendell Phillips, Salmon P. Chase, Henry Ward Beecher, William H. Seward, Joshua R. Giddings, this pamphlet ignores distinctions between abolitionists, racial egalitarians, more limited opponents just of the expansion of slavery into the territories, or those who fought the kidnapping of free African Americans under the Fugitive Slave Law. It paints all with the same broad brush as "Black Republican" extreme abolitionists who were willing to destroy the Union rather than remain in it with slaveholders. Excerpts:[Before Title:] "Read and hand to your Neighbor.""We propose showing by indubitable testimony that John C. Fremont's leading friends are now the open enemies of the Federal Constitution. the enemies of one-half of the States of the Union; the enemies of … [Click Below for Full Description]
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