Book/Printed Material A constitutional defense of the Negro

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Title
A constitutional defense of the Negro
Summary
Crapsey, one of the most famous and influential clerics in the Episcopal Church, a writer on religion, and an African American, sharply criticizes southern whites' attitudes towards African Americans. He sees them perpetuating slavery by depriving African Americans of the franchise after the Civil War and makes a plea for recognition of African American civil rights, especially the right to vote. Crapsey calls upon African Americans to organize and to agitate for their rights as citizens under the US Constitution.
Contributor Names
Crapsey, Algernon Sidney, 1847-1927.
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church (Washington, D.C.)
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C.] : A.S. Crapsey, c1901.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Civil rights
-  Slavery--Law and legislation--United States
-  Constitutional history--United States
Genre
Addresses--Washington (D.C.)--1901
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
12 p. ; 22 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .D16 vol. 19, no. 2
E185 .Z9 box 1, no. 31
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t1902
Library of Congress Control Number
91898484
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Crapsey, one of the most famous and influential clerics in the Episcopal Church, a writer on religion, and an African American, sharply criticizes southern whites' attitudes towards African Americans. He sees them perpetuating slavery by depriving African Americans of the franchise after the Civil War and makes a plea for recognition of African American civil rights, especially the right to vote. Crapsey calls upon African Americans to organize and to agitate for their rights as citizens under the US Constitution.
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Crapsey, Algernon Sidney, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. A constitutional defense of the Negro. [Washington, D.C.: A.S. Crapsey, 1901] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/91898484/.

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Crapsey, A. S., Metropolitan A.M.E. Church & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1901) A constitutional defense of the Negro. [Washington, D.C.: A.S. Crapsey] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91898484/.

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Crapsey, Algernon Sidney, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. A constitutional defense of the Negro. [Washington, D.C.: A.S. Crapsey, 1901] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91898484/>.