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HIST 20/AFST 115
African American History, 1619--1865
1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery
The image above shows the "two sides of the 1688 Germantown Petition Against Slavery after conservation in 2007. It was written in gall ink and has substantially faded. The document was the first public protest against the institution of slavery, and represents the first written public declaration of universal human rights." (Wikimedia Commons) Public domain image.
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