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With the founding of his personal newspaper, Garrison used the paper and his organization with different abolitionists to recommend for the instant and entire releasing of all slaves. via his editorials, he turned a logo of the abolitionist move by way of mentioning the hypocrisy of the countrys activities as opposed to the beliefs set out by means of the announcement of Independence and the structure.

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With the founding of his personal newspaper, Garrison used the paper and his organization with different abolitionists to suggest for the instant and whole liberating of all slaves. via his editorials, he grew to become a logo of the abolitionist flow by means of stating the hypocrisy of the countrys activities as opposed to the beliefs set out through the assertion of Independence and the structure.

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S. Constitution, which was approved by Congress in 1865, freed all the slaves, forever. It said: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude ... ” Each southern state was required to sign the new amendment before it could rejoin the Union. Garrison wrote a headline for The Liberat or that read, “Hallelujah! ” 52 The next day Garrison attended services in an African-American church. A former slave named Samuel Dickerson stood up with two young girls. They were his daughters, he explained, but they had been sold and taken away from him.

Although it was illegal to teach a slave to read or write, Douglass learned with help from his master’s wife and children. He worked on plantations, then was sent to Baltimore to work in a shipyard. In 1838, Douglass escaped slavery by means of trains and ships that brought him to New York. The next year he married a free black woman and moved to Massachusetts. There he met William Lloyd Garrison. For four years Douglass traveled and spoke to anti-slavery groups. In 1845, his life’s story was published.

By President Hayes. In this drawing from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, April 7, 1877, Douglass is shown being congratulated by former slaves. 40 Separat ion The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad was a secret network of people who helped slaves reach freedom. “Conductors” on the railroad led small groups of escaped slaves through forests and along rivers, usually at night. Secret codes in stories and songs helped them find their way. Harriet Tubman, herself an escaped slave, was the most famous of these conductors.

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