Similarities Between Frederick Douglass And Martin Luther King Jr

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Introduction Many writers and speakers have been influenced by the speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. "I have a Dream" and Frederick Douglass "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July". These speeches have helped evolve the history so drastically that black American’s now have freedom and to never be segregated like they were in the past. Martin Luther King Jr and Frederick Douglass are strong spokesmen that pointed out the differences between the blacks and whites. This paper will over their history’s, the video of Martin Luther King Jr's speech, similarities of the speeches and the differences In the speech, how they relate to logos, ethos, and pathos.
Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on 1818 in Talbot County, Maryland and choose to celebrate his birthday on February 14. His actually name was Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey. His mother died when Douglass was 10 and lived with his grandmother Betty Bailey afterwards. When he was bought by Hugh Auld his wife Sophia started to teach Douglass the alphabet at the age 12 until her husband put a stop to it which lead to Douglass …show more content…

He was speaking for rights, equality, everything that should have already been there. He wanted it to be there for the generation to come and from then on. He didn't want everything to be left out and worn off and forgotten.

"-that one day my children --" Was a key section of his 'I Have a Dream' speech. Cause it not only hit and impacted the crowds of parents or planning parents, but also home to his own children, to his own ideals of life that he wanted out for them. That he wanted them to live in a world without worry or fear of problems due to their skin color. So they could live and be social to the fullest extent with anyone they wished without the worry of discrimination or

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