Truth and Douglass

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Excerpt from: The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro ~ Frederick Douglass

What is Douglass saying? What are his key ideas and claims? What does Douglass mean when he uses these important terms and phrases? Why does he use these words and phrases? Why does Douglass’s speech still matter today? Click here to see the handout, but write on the hard copy provided in class.

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