Making Sense of the American Civil War
Frederick Douglass

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass escaped to freedom in 1838 and became the most famous African American of the nineteenth century. An author, an activist and an orator beyond compare, Douglass urged President Lincoln to emancipate the slaves and accept black soldiers into the Union Army. (More)



Martin, Waldo E., Jr. "Douglass, Frederick." Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History. Ed. Colin A. Palmer. 2nd ed. Vol. 2. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2006. 638-641. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 31 Oct. 2011.




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