It carries your minds back to the day, and to the act of your great deliverance; and to the signs, and to the wonders, associated with that act, and that day.
Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) was a former slave who became the greatest abolitionist orator of the antebellum period. During the Civil War he worked tirelessly for the emancipation of the four million enslaved African Americans. In the decades after the war, he was the most influential African American leader in the nation.
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"What the speech is saying is you must destroy first what you created and remake it, or it will be destroyed — and you with it"
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Students explore rhetorical strategies in this close reading lesson plan of Frederick Douglass' speech "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?"
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In July of 1852, Frederick Douglass delivered a speech titled “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?,” a call for the promise of liberty be applied equally to all Americans. Douglass’s speech emphasized that American slavery and American freedom is a shared history and that the actions of ordinary men and women, demanding freedom, transformed our nation.
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How does the speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” relate to American life during Douglass's time? A. It celebrates a time-honored tradition.
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Douglass’ speeches expressed the moral outrage that powered the abolition movement and made it so threatening to southern slaveholders, but also to anyone willing to tolerate or ignore slavery.
” relate to American life during Douglass's time? It celebrates a time-honored tradition. It describes the daily life of many Americans. It addresses the ...
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