NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA.
ing argument against the claim that the Negro's
intellectual capacities fit him only for slavery. Mr.
Douglass visited Europe and was received there
with an ovation, for the cause of the slave had leaped
across the Atlantic and touched a sympathetic chord
in many a British heart.
Many Books were written by Negroes, as well
as whites. Frederick Douglass wrote " My Bondage
and My Freedom;" Bishop Loguen, "As a Slave
and as a Freeman;" other works by Rev. Samuel
R. Ward, Rev. Austin Stewart, Solomon Northorp,
Dr. Wm. Wells Brown, and others. William Whip-
per edited an abolition paper, known as the National
Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Mrs. Harriet Beecher
Stowe, was the most read, and the most effectual
work against slavery.