Contrasting Views of Douglass, Delaney, and Garnet

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Contrasting Views of Douglass, Delany, and Garnet Frederick Douglass had integrationist views. These included the right of women to vote and to be interested in and involved in politics just as much as men (Huggins & Handlin, 1997). He believed at the time that women were being cheated out of their rights, and also that the country and political system was being cheated because women were not having their voices heard. The more he studied the Constitution, the more he decided that it was against slavery. Before, he had thought the document supported having slaves. From there, Douglass attacked the hypocrisy that he believed was so strong in the US, along with the hypocrisy that he also believed was strongly seen in the Christian church (Huggins & Handlin, 1997). He advocated for education, and for making men and women, black and white more equal than they were. During that time in his life, he called for the court to rule to let black children into school so they could get an education. Slave rebellions were suggested, but Douglass would not support them. He did not feel as though violence was the answer to the problems black people faced (Huggins & Handlin, 1997). In contrast to Douglass, Delany and Garnet had nationalist views that were focused on obtaining justice and equality for them as free men (Levine, 1997; Piersen, 1993). While Delany worked with Douglass to some extent on a newspaper venture and other movements, most of the work done by Delany was centered

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