When a Ban on the Chinese Was Proposed and Frederick Douglass Spoke Out

“Rather than being the miraculous product of the Anglo-Saxons of America, Douglass said, “much of the wealth, leisure, culture, refinement and civilization of the country are due to the arm of the negro and the muscle of the Irishman. Without these and the wealth created by their sturdy toil, English civilization had still lingered this side of the Alleghanies [sic], and the wolf still be howling on their summits.” Blacks brought as slaves and the despised Irish working-class were the labor that helped to make America great.”

Source: When a Ban on the Chinese Was Proposed and Frederick Douglass Spoke Out

 

Via: Patrick Young, Esq., CARECEN at LongIslandWins.com,

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