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Articles with keyword "Frederick Douglass"

an illustration of Lincoln

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Lincoln’s Assassination Stuns the Nation

President Lincoln, shot on Good Friday, was dead on Saturday, and mourned throughout the country on Easter Sunday, 1865.

Scene from "The Abolitionists"

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The Agitator

William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.

Image of Frederick Douglass

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Reverberations of the Fourth of July

MASSACHUSETTS On July 5, 1852, while citizens across the country were still celebrating American freedom, Frederick Douglass, the country’s most prominent former slave, delivered arguably the century’