Frederick Douglass: An Appeal To Congress For Impartial Suffrage

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Wood Professor Bundy 11/28/16 U.S. History Citizenship Paper “Frederick Douglass (African American abolitionist and civil right 's leader), “An Appeal to Congress for Impartial Suffrage,” January 1867” The first primary source on Frederick Douglass. An abolitionist, writer and orator Frederick Douglass was the most important black American leader of the nineteenth century. Frederick Douglass edited an influential black newspaper and achieved international fame as an orator and writer of great persuasive power. In January 1867,An Appeal to Congress for Impartial Suffrage.The appeal is mostly about the fight for equality and also including the negro in the body politic, in the united states. Frederick Douglass explains his views on the…show more content…
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He 's talks about We cannot be patient, we do not want to be free gradually. We want our freedom, and we want it now. “We cannot depend on any political party, for both the Democrats and the Republicans have betrayed the basic principles of the Declaration of Independence.” He’s just trying to say that the word patience is a word he won’t rely on. John Lewis also talks about different insistent which are about people losing their house because they don’t have a job or they got laid off. And this was happening to the black masses. However, I noticed that all three sources relate to three civil right movements and they are all trying to help the black community. Also, this shows us that American is formed from different race and also different culture that 's what make the US. So Lewis is just speaking to for the black masses. He wants everyone to know what 's going on and that why he states the fight for job and freedom. I also realized that for the past decade the black mass has been fighting for Their right of speech, and right of freedom.
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