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FROM-- SET SEVEN, CIVIL WAR STUDIES

Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist and Advisor to the President--Reading Activity--Frederick Douglass Reading Articles


FREDERICK DOUGLASS ACTIVITY TASKS:

HOME PAGE PART ONE PART TWO PART THREE PART FOUR PART FIVE

 

THE DOUGLASS-ABOLITIONIST TASK READING ARTICLES:

ARTICLE ONE ARTICLE TWO ARTICLE THREE ARTICLE FOUR ARTICLE FIVE ARTICLE SIX ARTICLE SEVEN ARTICLE EIGHT ARTICLE NINE ARTICLE TEN

ARTICLE #1--PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS, 1861 In July 1863, Douglass met with Lincoln in the White House to redress the grievances that the black troops were suffering as second-class citizens. It was unheard of for a colored man to go to the White House with a grievance.

 


ARTICLE #2--FREDERICK DOUGLASS OPINION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN AFTER THE FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS Order of Retaliation, Executive Mansion, Washington, July 30, 1863;  "It is the duty of every government to give protection to its citizens of whatever class, color, or condition, and especially to those who are duly organized as soldiers in the public service." Abraham Lincoln

 


ARTICLE #3--FREDERICK DOUGLASS ADVISOR TO THE PRESIDENT "THE BLACK MAN AT THE WHITE HOUSE"    From Frederick Douglass Autobiography My Bondage and My Freedom 1855  CHAPTER XI  SECESSION AND WAR, pages 350-355 (an excerpt from an article An Unusual Friendship - Lincoln & Frederick Douglass by William Connery

 


ARTICLE #4--July 30, 1863. ó ORDER OP RETALIATION EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, July 30, 1863. (This is a link to a Google Book Page)  Abraham Lincoln Complete Works Comprising His Speeches, Letters, State Papers, and Miscellaneous Writings.   Ed. by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.  Vol. 2, The Century Co.  1894  p. 378 p. 378     Online at Google Books


ARTICLE #5--A SELF-MADE MAN Frederick Douglassís life as depicted in his first autobiography A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, seems to be the prototype of the American rags to riches story.


ARTICLE #6--RECRUITER FOR THE U.S. ARMY  From Frederick Douglass Autobiography My Bondage and My Freedom 1855  CHAPTER XI  SECESSION AND WAR, pages 344-350 "MEN OF COLOR, TO ARMS"


ARTICLE #7-- LINCOLN'S COMMENTS ABOUT BLACK EQUALITY, 1858 Excerpt from the Lehrman Institute Mr. Lincoln and Friends Pre-Civil War site


ARTICLE #8-- A COMPARISON OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS TO MARTIN LUTHER KING  Both Douglass and King were transformed by education and reading.  They marveled at the beauty of the spoken and written word.  This article provides examples of similarities and differences of Douglass and King.

 


ARTICLE #9-- A PDF ARTICLE FROM FREDERICK DOUGLASS' WRITINGS "HOW TO LEARN TO READ AND WHITE."  Learning to Read and Write by Frederick Douglass I lived in Master Hugh's family about seven years. During this time, I succeeded in learning to read and write. In accomplishing this, I was compelled to resort to various stratagems.


ARTICLE #10--  AN ARTICLE AT "FREDERICK DOUGLASS, SELF-MADE MAN,"  Frederick Douglassís life described with a religious connection on how he over-rode terrible conditions as a youth to become a "self-made-man."

 

FREDERICK DOUGLASS ACTIVITY RESOURCES:

PART ONE THE NORTH STAR HOME PAGE

PART TWO (ADVANCED) FOR READING AND RESEARCH/FACT GATHERING

PART THREE  A CIVIL WAR PICTURE PUZZLE FOR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

PART FOUR THE FREDERICK DOUGLASS TASKS PICTURE PUZZLE

PART FIVE-- PUZZLE ANSWER FORM

RESOURCES

 LINCOLN & ABOLITIONISTS DRAMA ACTIVITY

ABRAHAM LINCOLN CLASSROOM WEBSITE

DOCUMENTS OF THE SOUTH WEBSITE

LEARNING ON_LINE "SLAVERY IN THE SOUTH HOME PAGE


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