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In the following essay, Frederick Douglass [a successful runaway slave fromMD and, subsequently, a leading abolitionist] gives his opinion on the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Answer the questions belowTHE END OF ALL COMPROMISES WITH SLAVERY—NOW AND FOREVERFrederick Douglass' Paper, May 26, 1854Against the indignant voice of the Northern people—against the commonest honesty—against the most solemn warnings from statesmen and patriots—against the mostexplicit and public pledges of both the great parties—against the declared purpose ofPres't Pierce on assuming the reins of government—against every obligation of honor,and the faith of mankind—against the stern resistance of a brave minority of ourrepresentatives—against the plainest dictates of the Christian religion, and the voice ofits ministers, the hell-black scheme for extending slavery over Nebraska, where thirty-four years ago it was solemnly protected from slavery forever, has triumphed. Theaudacious villainy of the slave power, and the contemptible pusillanimity of the North,have begotten this monster, and sent him forth to blast and devour whatsoever remainsof liberty, humanity and justice in the land. The North is again whipt—driven to the wall.The brick is knocked down at the end of the row, by which the remainder are laid

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Term
Spring
Professor
Dr.Pollacio
Tags
History, Frederick Douglass, Slavery in the United States

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