Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy murdered in Illinois (7 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

He becomes the abolitionist movement's first martyr.

Citation:
Editors. "Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy murdered in Illinois". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10894, accessed 10 December 2016.]