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The Oregon Question

by Levi Slamm and Daily Plebeian on Jun 9, 1843

“We hope that our Government [secures] the Oregon Territory…before the great Brigand of the World pollutes [it with] the freebooters standard of Great Britain.”

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Battling the Empire, Part II

by Levi Slamm and Daily Plebeian on Feb 25, 1843

“John Bull has an awful day of retribution to look to when the world wakes up.”

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Battling the Empire, Part I

by Levi Slamm on Sep 21, 1842

“Opposition to the British empire, we repeat, is the sentiment of the whole world… The British government would unparadise the world to perpetuate its power.”

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The Canada Question

by Democratic Review in 1838

An editorial in the U.S. Magazine & Democratic Review defended Canada’s right to become independent of Britain, as the United States had.