Analysis Of The Abolitionist Movement By Frederick Douglass

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The abolitionists movement started in the mid 1800s, It was an effort to end slavery in a nation that valued personal freedom and believed"all men are created equal."Abolitionism is a way to terminate slavery, it was a goal to abolitionists to end slavery and to end racial discrimination 's and segregation, (the separation of different racial groups). Total abolitionism was partly powered by the religious passion of the Second Great Awakening. Even though abolitionists had strong feelings during the revolution, the ideas of abolitionists became highly notable in Northern churches as well as politics beginning in the 1830s, which provided to the regional friction between the North
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in 1848 he was the first African-American to attend the first women national convention. By the time of the civil war Douglass was still an active campaigner against slavery. He was one of the most famous black men in the country. Douglass conferred with President Lincoln regarding the treatment of black soldiers. President Lincoln 's emancipation of proclamation which took effect of January 1st 1863, which changed the federal legal status of more than 3 million slaves in the designated areas of the south from "slave" to "free". Was a first step on feeling free. Douglass described to his audience of black and white new Yorkers, stating “I never saw enthusiasm before,” he recalled.” I never saw joy before. Men, women, young and old, were up; hats and bonnets were in the air, and we have three cheers for Abraham Lincoln and three cheers for about everybody else.” Douglass was disappointed that president Lincoln hadn 't openly advocate suffrage for black freedmen, because African American men were fighting in the civil war, he believed that they should have the right to vote. throughout the Reconstructional Era Douglass continued being a speaker and highlighted the significance of voting rights, work, and exercise the right to vote. At the 1888 republican National Convention, in a major party roll call; Douglass became the first African American to acquire a vote for president of the United

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