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The mind and heart of Frederick Douglass; excerpts from speeches of the great Negro orator.

Author: Frederick Douglass; Barbara Ritchie
Publisher: New York, Crowell [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the words of an abolitionist who was devoted to obtaining recognition of black rights and freedom.
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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Mind and heart of Frederick Douglass.
New York, Crowell [1968]
(OCoLC)655098206
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Douglass; Barbara Ritchie
ISBN: 0690542062 9780690542066
OCLC Number: 437896
Description: xix, 201 pages 21 cm
Contents: The right to speak and the right to hear: I call upon all men --
when the humble may speak --
spokesman for the negro nation --
a double wrong --
that which stirs a nation's heart --
a citizen's duty is to speak out --
discussion indeed! --
what is American slavery: the common enemy --
man for sale --
the lot of the slave --
northerners hate slavery --
the slave is dumb --
kind masters? --
the deadly struggle --
dred scott-final settlement? --
a sermon for slaves: the black man's place in the old-time religion --
testament of a Christian slave --
serve your master as if you served God --
here is the source of the weakness --
the religion that takes off fetters: must the negro kill to be free? --
this is anti-slavery --
these are the men called "infidels" --
men approve justice-for themselves --
the strength of the reform movement --
what is your fourth of july to me?: americans have become dishonest men --
if I had a country --
a patriot warns his country --
why am I called to speak here today? --
aliens are we in are native land --
take a microscope to view the stars --
America: freedom's soil --
we of the negro nation: our indifference is outrageous --
no man is by nature a slave --
we shall never leave you --
your place is in the union army --
what shall we do with the negro --
not because we love the negro: the cause of the civil war --
liberty's lukewarm friends --
our great opportunity --
a patriot must first have a country --
to degrade a part is to degrade all --
the mission of this war --
a glorious prospect: our work is not finished --
a joyous time to be alive --
save the negro and save the nation --
unless the negro has the ballot --
in memory of the great liberator --
after fourteen years --
the more powerful enemy: there is no prejudice against black servants --
prejudice can be overcome --
were I a white man --
stronger then slavery --
the strange white bias --
my son, lewis douglas --
prejudice and politics --
the discussion goes on: we must speak for ourselves --
this law, though dead, did speak --
the negro is a brilliant success --
the negro is beginning to think --
an appeal to our white citizens --
is it not nature that has erred --
where are the defenders of the constitution? the soul of a nation
Responsibility: Adapted by Barbara Ritchie.

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Presents the words of an abolitionist who was devoted to obtaining recognition of black rights and freedom.

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