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Webinar – Frederick Douglass vs. William Lloyd Garrison – Great American Debates
November 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
How should the abolition movement look? How should opponents of slavery view the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and American government as a whole? Two former allies charted different intellectual courses in response to these questions, as each worked to end the blight that slavery was on the America of their times.
- Documents and Debates, Vol. 1: Ch. 12, “The Peculiar Institution: Positive Good or Pernicious Sin?” documents A, B, C, D, E, and F
- To the Public, 1831, William Lloyd Garrison
- On the Constitution and the Union, 1832, William Lloyd Garrison
- Declaration of Sentiments Adopted by the Peace Convention, 1838, William Lloyd Garrison
- Address to the Slaves of the United States, 1843, William Lloyd Garrison
- The American Union, 1845, William Lloyd Garrison
- The Constitution and Slavery, 1849, Frederick Douglass
- Christopher Burkett, Ashland University
- Peter Myers, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
- Lucas Morel, Washington and Lee University