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ERIC Number: EJ812716
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
Frederick Douglass Changed My Mind about the Constitution
Oakes, James
Social Education, v72 n5 p251-252 Sep 2008
Frederick Douglass dramatically and publicly changed his own mind about the Constitution. Like Frederick Douglass, the author had originally viewed the Constitution as pro-slavery. Yet a close look at Douglass's writings revealed a Constitution that empowered the federal government to abolish slavery.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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