Of Fredrick Douglas's Speech 'The Meaning Of July Fourth To The Negro'

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In this paper I will be discussing the major importance’s of William Lloyd Garrison and his calls for immediate abolition. Garrison also known as “The Liberator”, was the voice of abolitionism. He was originally a supporter of colonization, but he changed his view and became the leader of an emerging anti-slavery movement. I will also be discussing the importance of Fredrick Douglass’s speech “The meaning of July Fourth to the Negro”. His speech starts out by praising what the founding fathers did for this country, but it quickly turns into a denunciation of the American’s attitude towards slavery.
Garrison was, if not, the most prominent abolitionist in the United States before the Civil War. His words, "I am in earnest — I will not equivocate

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