with the United States grew (Douglass 1879, 1888, 1894a). Does it follow, that to enslave and imbrue him is either just or wise? I, therefore, leave off where I began, with hope. History so brutally revealed, it did so in word but not in deed. Does my black blood place upon me any more obligation to assert my nationality than German, or Irish or Italian blood would? He is considered by some political theorists to be a primary example of the political ideal of integration as distinct from separatism. Du Boiss claims over Douglass, however, also fall short. He believed it a practical matter to quickly get some protections for black Americans while the fight for suffrage for black and white women continued. Douglasss defense of jus ad bellum had a tremendous effect, not just on his contemporaries, but also on the resulting debate on slavery, struggle, and self-respect.
(Declaration of the Rights of the Child, 1959). Standing on the bare ground, my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. Fourth, he argued that slavery was inconsistent with the idea of America, with its national narrative and highest ideals, and not just with its founding documents. Now if you teach that nigger how to read, there would be no keeping him. Douglass communicated his sympathy with the cause for the universal franchise; however, he condemned the arguments for womens suffrage, such as those offered by the likes of Stanton, that were predicated on assumptions of black inferiority and degrading claims that black or Oriental men, and. Human rights stand upon a common basis; and by all the reason that they are supported, maintained and defended, for one variety of the human family, they are supported, maintained and defended for all the human family; because all mankind have the same wants, arising. All the same, Douglass was not opposed to efforts of blacks in collective self-help and self-defense. Second, Americans had no other home but the United States; they were uniquely American, and products of American history. Many of these concerned the taking away of children from their mothers, violations against womens physical weaknesses and worst, the continuous violations on womens chastity. The Abolitionist cause would not have become so strong without the forces of those who had first had experience in the violence of slavery like Douglass and Jacobs.