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Frederick Douglass' Delivered Speech on Haiti at the World's Fair
January 2, 1893

In his speech, Douglass told about Haiti's evolution from slave colony to free and independent republic, and its relevance to African Americans. He encouraged the U.S. to improve its relationship with Haiti because the country had great potential for growth and it was rich in natural beauty and resources.
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