Frederick Douglass: Lydia Maria Child

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Lydia Maria Child also devoted most of her life to the elimination of slavery in the United States. She saw the slavery as a matter of humanity. She expected Americans to sort out such issues in an amicable, common-sense, and ethical way. This meant she saw African-Americans had the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks. Consequently, she insisted that slavery was the infraction of the U.S. Constitution. Furthermore, she was not only concerned about the whites’ racial prejudice but also did not stand for racism in the North.
Frederick Douglass once said Abraham Lincoln was the first person who treated his equally. Lincoln’s and Douglass’s views differed from Davis’s because they did not consider the slaves
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