Frederick Douglass' Dream for Freedom

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The Civil War was really a war between European-Americans Frederick Douglass' Dream for Equality         Abolition stopped Frederick Douglass dead in his tracks and forced him to reinvent himself. He learned the hard central truth about abolition. Once he learned what that truth was, he was compelled to tell it in his speeches and writings even if it meant giving away the most secret truth about himself. From then on, he accepted abolition for what it …

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…sound depressing, but Douglass, and many others like him, did build the foundation for later equality movements by Martin Luther King. Today, we are still working up to the ideals of Douglass' crusade. Bibliography The Frederick Douglass Papers Volumes I-V         Editor: John Blassingame, Yale University Press 1985 Radical Abolition, Anarchy and the Government of God in Antislavery Thought         Lewis Perry, Cornell University 1973 William Lloyd Garrison and the Humanitarian Reformers         Editor: Oscar Handlin, Little Brown and Company, 1955