- Frederick Douglass Addresses the New American Party
February 20, 1884 Washington City, District of Columbia African-Americans, Government, Law, Politics, Race-Relations, Women
The American Prohibition Convention of 1884 was held in Lincoln Hall and kicked off on the evening of February 20th. Several prominent politicians, bureaucrats, religious leaders and thought leaders of the time were present to help usher the American Party into the upcoming election season. Mr. E.D. Bailey, who had just been appointed to the committee responsible for nominating a President and Vice...