In his 1852 speech “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?,” Frederick Douglass implored the audience to think about the ongoing oppression of Black Americans during a holiday celebrating freedom
Harvard's Houghton Library contains one of only a few surviving Dunlap broadside copies of the original Declaration of Independence
In 1775, Harvard turned the campus over to the military and relocated to Concord, MA
The largest rebellion of enslaved people in the 18th-century British Empire occurred in 1760, during what is called the Age of Revolution
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