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Frederick Douglass" Civil War

David W. Blight

Frederick Douglass" Civil War

keeping faith in jubilee

by David W. Blight

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895,
    • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877),
    • Antislavery movements -- United States,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementDavid W. Blight.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE449.D75 B55 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 270 p. :
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2051487M
      ISBN 100807114634
      LC Control Number88029200

      Douglass wrote down his story of slavery in an autobiography called Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. The book became a bestseller. The book became a bestseller. Later, he would write two more stories of his life including My Bondage and My Freedom and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. My Bondage and My Freedom represents ten years of Frederick Douglass' reflections following his legal emancipation in , and captipulted him into the spotlight as the foremost spokesman for American blacks--free and slave. pages, softcover.

      Feb 14,  · Frederick Douglass arrived at the White House on a hot day in August without an appointment. He was a black man on a mission at a time when the country was torn by Civil War. Frederick Douglass on Slavery and the Civil War: Selections from His Writings - Ebook written by Frederick Douglass. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Frederick Douglass on Slavery and the Civil War: Selections from His Writings.4/4(3).

      Born a slave in Maryland, Frederick Douglass became one of the best orators and statesmen in America. He worked as a houseboy and a field hand, experiencing some of the harshest conditions of any slave. Although it was unlawful to teach slaves how to read, Douglass learned from neighborhood boys and paid them with food. Seven years after he escaped slavery and moved North, Douglass Reviews: 1. I can remember the Civil War history taught to me in my boyhood during the centennial years without recollecting a single allusion to Frederick Douglass. This past year marked the bicentennial of Douglass’s birth—and what a stupendous change has been wrought in his historical reputation.


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Frederick Douglass" Civil War by David W. Blight Download PDF EPUB FB2

Frederick Douglass' Civil War follows Douglass' intellectual and personal growth from the political crises of the s through secession, war, black enlistment, emancipation, and travel-australia-planning-guide.com by: Recognized as one of the first great African-American speakers in the United States, Douglass was an advisor to President Lincoln during the Civil War and fought for the adoption of constitutional amendments that guaranteed voting rights and other civil liberties for blacks.

This book includes representative selections from the speeches and writings of this great statesman, with topics focusing on the slave trade, the Civil War, suffrage for African-Americans Cited by: 3. Frederick Douglass' Civil War Frederick Douglass Civil War book Douglass' intellectual and personal growth from the In this sensitive intellectual biography David W.

Blight undertakes the first systematic analysis of the impact of the Civil War on Frederick Douglass' life and thought, offering new insights into the meaning of the war in American history and in the Afro-American experience.4/5.

Nov 11,  · Published inthis book is Frederick Douglass’s third autobiography and expands even more on the inner workings of the Underground Railroad, Douglass’s escape from slavery and also discusses his life during and after the Civil War. Frederick Douglass' Civil War follows Douglass' intellectual and personal growth from the political crises of the s through secession, war, black enlistment, emancipation, and Reconstruction.

This book provides an engrossing story of Douglass' development of a social identity in relation. Frederick Douglass’ Civil War follows Douglass’ intellectual and personal growth from the political crises of the s through secession, war, black enlistment, emancipation, and Reconstruction.

This book provides an engrossing story of Douglass’ development of a social identity in relation to transforming events. From his earliest speeches on the abolition circuit, through his political emergence in the s, in his stunning orations Frederick Douglass Civil War book editorials about the Civil War as an apocalyptic break in history somehow under God’s intervention, to his nearly endless postwar lecture tours, Douglass rooted his own story and especially the story of African Americans in the oldest and most powerful stories of the Hebrew Released on: January 07, Jan 13,  · Among Douglass’ writings are several autobiographies eloquently describing his experiences in slavery and his life after the Civil War, including the well-known work Narrative of the Life.

It wasn’t until when the Civil War broke out that the opportunity to end slavery was in sight. Douglass played a critical role in the formation of Civil War black soldiers. He convinced President Abraham Lincoln that blacks should be allowed to fight for their freedom, and fight in.

Jun 24,  · Douglass is initially introduced as Frederick Bailey, an enslaved black born in Talbot County, Maryland. Rather quickly Blight shows the transformation of Bailey, an American slave, into Douglass, a freedman. Even though an evolution takes place, Frederick Douglass remained haunted, yet inspired, by Bailey.

Dec 03,  · Frederick Douglass During the Civil War During the brutal conflict that divided the still-young United States, Douglass continued to speak and worked tirelessly for.

Nov 12,  · Recognized as one of the first great African-American speakers in the United States, Douglass was an advisor to President Lincoln during the Civil War and fought for the adoption of constitutional amendments that guaranteed voting rights and other civil liberties for blacks.

This book includes representative selections from the speeches and Brand: Dover Publications. Feb 16,  · During the American Civil War Frederick Douglass served as an adviser to Pres.

Abraham Lincoln. Douglass played a crucial role in persuading Lincoln to arm slaves and prioritize abolition. During Reconstruction Douglass became the highest-ranking black official of his time and advocated for full civil rights for both freedmen and women. Jan 04,  · Douglass’s prophecy often expressed itself in an uncanny gift for forecasting the future.

Inhe predicted the coming Civil War and emancipation: “The hour which shall witness the final Author: Adam Goodheart. The book provides an engrossing story of Douglass' development of a social identity in relation to transforming events, and demonstrates that he saw the Civil War as the Second American Revolution, and himself as one of the founders of a new nation.

Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee (Paperback) David W. Blight Published by Louisiana State University Press, United States ().

After the Civil War, Douglass remained an active campaigner against slavery and wrote his last autobiography, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. First published in and revised init covered events through and after the Civil War.

Douglass also actively supported women's suffrage, and held several public offices. Dec 02,  · And in the decade before the Civil War, as today, his readers could—and still can—stand with Douglass in the dark night of his soul and sense the deepest of human yearnings in their own souls.

Frederick Douglass: "The Lion of Anacostia" Frederick Douglass () Frederick Douglass, the man who became a strong symbol and a vocal advocate for freedom for American slavers, was born into slavery, with the name Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey.

His mother was a black slave and father was a white man. Inthe nation erupted into civil war over the issue of slavery. Frederick Douglass worked tirelessly to make sure that emancipation would be one of the war's outcomes. He recruited African-American men to fight in the U.S.

Army, including two of his own sons, who served in the famous 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Oct 27,  · During the civil war, Blight writes, Douglass “equate[d] treason with slaveholding” and advocated using the war to end slavery, its cause, deploying black troops to do travel-australia-planning-guide.com: John S Gardner.In this sensitive intellectual biography David W.

Blight undertakes the first systematic analysis of the impact of the Civil War on Frederick Douglass' life and thought, offering new insights into the meaning of the war in American history and in the Afro-American experience.travel-australia-planning-guide.com: Frederick Douglass’ Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee () by Blight, David W.

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