Abolitionist Essay Topics

John Brown

John Brown was from Connecticut, born in strict religious family in 1800. At 12, after seeing a slave being brutally beaten, swore to never forget that day. In the mid 1800’s he decided to campaign against slavery in Kansas and Nebraska, so did the pro-slavery who campaigned for the continuation of slavery. With the murder… View Article

Frederick Douglass And The Abolitionist Movement

Frederick Douglass spoke to Washington, DC in 1876: “We must either have all the rights of American citizens, or we must be exterminated, for we can never again be slaves…” (Foner, 1969, p. 320, as cited in Ballard, 2004, p. 53). This statement concretizes the inhumanity of slavery; its only equal is death. Douglass was… View Article