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Oration by Frederick Douglass Delivered on the Occasion of the Unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument, April 14, 1876

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In this powerful and thought-provoking oration, Frederick Douglass gives a moving tribute to President Abraham Lincoln and the sacrifices he made to abolish slavery in the United States. Douglass highlights the significance of the Freedmen's Monument as a symbol of freedom and progress for African Americans.

Douglass's eloquent speech is not only a celebration of the end of slavery, but also a call to action for continued efforts towards equality and justice for all. His words ring with passion and urgency, urging his listeners to remember the past and strive towards a better future.

Overall, this oration is a poignant reminder of the struggles and triumphs of the African American community, and serves as a testament to the enduring legacy of those who fought for freedom and equality. It is a must-read for anyone interested in American history and the ongoing fight for civil rights.

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This is the speech given by Fredrick Douglass at the unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument in Lincoln Park, Washington DC, April 14, 1876 along with the appendix which includes additional information about the order of the events and the story of the beginning of the collection of funds. - Summary by Edward Graham V

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