Slave narratives, abolitionist literature, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, The Liberator, Harriet Beecher Stowe
In the middle of the 19th century, the young USA had to go through one of the most violent and dangerous periods in its history. Indeed, the question of slavery became more and more burning every day, and finally demanded a solution. As you know, when writing the Constitution, the Founding Fathers had said nothing about it, knowing that such a difficult problem would go against the union that they wanted to create and strengthen. The black slaves (just like the Natives), therefore, remained unconcerned by the Constitution and by the rights that the Constitution guaranteed to the other US citizens, that is to say, the white population.
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