Examples Of What To The Slave Is The Fourth Of July

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Conflict can affect people in many different ways and fashions. Some examples of these conflicts include proving character, traumatize, changing global reactions, family dynamics, and relationships. Two stories of conflict are the book The Diary Of A Young Girl and the Frederick Douglass Speech. The speech “What to the Slave is The Fourth of July” by Frederick Douglass, Frederick states, “The rich inheritance of justice, liberty, prosperity and independence, bequeathed by your fathers, is shared by you, not by me.” This quote is saying that the freedom gained by the thirteen colonies, can not be shared with the slaves. The slaves can not be free if they are still working at the merciless hand of their master. Frederick Douglass was a slave that was set free by his master, so he decided to become an abolitionist, and rid of slavery. By taking action and choosing to fight against slavery, Douglass made a huge impact on America’s point of view. By facing the conflict …show more content…

Dr. King decided to take action and stand up for equal rights. The equal rights movement led by Martin Luther King Jr., would challenge people’s beliefs, as well as their character. Dr. King had a dream that all people colored or not would be able to live together in this world in harmony. Martin Luther King Jr, states himself, “No, no we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.” This quote from the “I Have a Dream Speech,” is telling us why not one person should be glad with their situation, until justice has been put into place and you are satisfied with the outcome. As Dr. King said, “Continue to work with the faith that unearned suffering is redemptive … knowing that somehow this situation can and will be

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