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All readings are in The American Reader Words That Moved a Nation
Edited by Diane Ravitch

1.David Walker "Walker's Appeal" pages 175-179

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2. Angelina Grimke "Bearing Witness Against Slavery" pages 188-192


3. Henry Highland Garnet "An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America" pages 192-197

4. Frederick Douglass "Independence Day Speech at Rochester" pages 202-208
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6. Cannibals All! Or Slaves Without Masters by George Fitzhugh 1857



What do the texts say? What do the texts do?

What arguments do these abolitionists or pro-slavery speakers employ to try to get support for their cause? What rhetorical devices, strategies, and appeals do they employ to enhance their argument?

How Artists Changed the World by David Brooks- Frederick Douglass photography


Frederick Douglass "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? "
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