November 7, 1837: Mob Kills Elijah Lovejoy

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November 7, 1837: Mob Kills Elijah Lovejoy

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Abolitionist and newspaper editor Elijak Lovejoy was killed in Alton, Illinois by a mob of white supremacists. His murder emboldened others to speak out against slavery.
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Abolitionist and newspaper editor Elijak Lovejoy was killed in Alton, Illinois by a mob of white supremacists. His murder emboldened others to speak out against slavery.
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