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Harold Titus
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Frederick Douglass -- Harriet Beecher Stowe   The published writing of Harriet Beecher Stowe, in
particular “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” in 1852, did more to galvanize the general
population of the North against slave owners than all the words of the
abolitionists ...

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Frederick Douglass -- Fugitive Slave Law   Frederick Douglass’s participation increased as the flow of
fugitives through Rochester and into Canada during
1849 multiplied.   The end result was the
passage of the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, federal legislatio...

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Non-Fiction Book Review Victory at Yorktown: The Campaign that Won the Revolution Richard M. Ketchum   What many people find disturbing
about the general populace today is their lack of knowledge of our country’s
past. Certainly an understanding of how our ...

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Frederick Douglass -- John Brown   Douglass attended the national convention of free men of
color in Cleveland , Ohio , in 1848 and was elected its
president.   During the several days of
his stay he received a message written by John Brown, a white man who...

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Frederick Douglass -- Julia Griffiths   Douglass was aided considerably by the administrative talent
of Julia Griffiths, whom he had met during his stay in England .   She was an articulate, intelligent
anti-slavery worker and they quickly developed a frien...

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Non-Fiction Book Review Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War Nathaniel Philbrick   I highly recommend that any person interested in early American history read Nathaniel Philbrick’s "Mayflower, a Story of Courage, Community, and War." Philbrick...

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Frederick Douglass -- Separation from Garrison   When he placed his feet upon American land he had already
decided he would separate himself from the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society
and establish himself as an independent voice.   He had the financial ba...

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Frederick Douglass -- A Free Man   As the time for his departure neared, Frederick had thoughts of staying in England permanently.   His anti-slavery hosts had
invited him to remain; profits from the sale of his book in Europe were already providing him a c...

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Book Review "The Town" by Conrad Richter   What distinguishes a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel from
well-written novels that do not win prestigious awards?   I would assert a deeper exploration into the
psyche and behavior of the human species.   I would also...

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Frederick Douglass -- To England and Ireland   Frederick ’s voyage to England during
the summer of 1845 mirrored what he had endured and fought against the past
three years.   Traveling with white
abolitionist James Buffum, he was segregated from white pass...
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