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Frederick Douglas and the abolitionist movement

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Caroline Christmas

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Transcript of Frederick Douglas and the abolitionist movement

"North Star"
1851 changed the name to "Frederick Douglass Paper"
Added pressure on the United States Government
One editorial was "Men of Color, To Arms!"
persuaded black men to join the Union Army
First speech was for the Anti-Slavery Society in 1841
The Fourth of July Speech
addressed hypocrisy of the nation
"Slavery is not abolished until the black man has the ballot."
Traveled around Europe
Underground Railroad
A conductor at one of the last stops
helped slaves make it into Canada
Being a conductor showed his views on slavery and that everyone should be free
Frederick Douglass helped push the Abolitionist Movement by...
1. Helping slaves reach freedom in Canada through his service in the Underground Railroad.
2. Publishing newspapers that influenced people to support the movement.
3. Giving speeches that spread awareness.
Frederick Douglass helped in the abolitionist movement through his speeches, writing, and his support in the Underground Railroad.
Frederick Douglass' speeches were influential during the Abolitionist Movement.
His writing,mainly in the newspaper,helped push forward the movement.
His support in the Underground Railroad promoted anti-slavery.
Frederick Douglas and the Abolitionist Movement

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Caroline Christmas, Timmy Vaughan, Andrew McCall, and Nikia Wallace
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