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100th NCSS Annual Conference | Sessions | 2019

That Blessing Which Equal Heaven Bestow'd: John Laurens's Revolutionary Advocacy

Fri Nov 22 1:00 pm to 1:55 pm
Exhibit Hall 4 Classroom G
Exhibitor Session
Learn how Continental Army officer John Laurens's passionate advocacy for the emancipation of enslaved African Americans actively challenged the practice in light of the Revolution's republican ideals.

Stacia Smith, Evan Phifer, American Revolution Institute at the Society of the Cincinnati, Washington, DC