Analysis Of Frederick Douglass Goal Of The Abolitionist Movement

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There are many movements associated with Frederick Douglass’ speech, including the abolitionist movement. Abolitionist ideas became prominent in Northern churches and politics beginning in the 1830s until 1870. The goal of the abolitionist movement was immediate emancipation of all slaves and ending racial discrimination and segregation. Abolitionists differed from moderate anti-slavery advocates; they wanted to abolish slavery completely not minimally. An obstacle of this movement was the westward expansion that took place in the North after 1840, eventually leading to Civil War. Some abolitionists include preachers such as Lyman Beecher, Nathaniel Taylor, and Charles G. Finney. Speakers, Frederick Douglass, Wendell Phillips, and Lucy Stone
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