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Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass HY 110 American History I Columbia Southern University Kesha Gilbert 14 March 2017
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“No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck” (Frederick Douglass). “No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck” (Frederick Douglass).
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Introductio n Frederick Douglass' most vital legacy was the utilization of his words to battle for the opportunity and privileges of African Americans. He utilized his rhetoric and composing aptitudes for the duration of his life to convey his yearning to free African American slaves which prompted to the Emancipation Proclamation brought by President Abraham Lincoln. He then pushed for equivalent rights and open doors of opportunities for his kindred Americans as a Civil Rights pioneer.
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Douglass gave his life to nullify subjection yet his work did not end in 1861 when President Lincoln finished the organization of servitude. Douglass battled for social equality and to engage African Americans to build up their own aptitudes and to assume liability for their activities. Slaves were accustomed to being guided and
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