Frederick Douglass and Emancipation
Diane Barnes spoke about Frederick Douglass, the most prominent civil rights activist in the 19th century. His relationship with… read more
Diane Barnes spoke about Frederick Douglass, the most prominent civil rights activist in the 19th century. His relationship with Abraham Lincoln helped convince the president that he must act on the issue of emancipation. Professor Barnes showed some slides during her presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Frederick Douglass and the Complications of Emancipation” was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society annual Spring Symposium “Emancipation During the Civil War,” which was held in the Congressional Auditorium in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
More Videos From
U.S. Capitol Historical Society: Emancipation During the Civil War - Stauffer
- Constitutionality of the Emancipation Proclamation
- Frederick Douglass and Emancipation
- Emancipation in Washington, D.C.
- The Economics of Emancipation
- The Origins of Emancipation
- Emancipation During the Civil War
The Origins of Emancipation
Historian Seymour Drescher talked about slavery being abolished throughout the British Empire in 1833. He noted that…
President Lincoln and Emancipation
Michael Burlingame talked about Abraham Lincoln’s pre-presidential dealings with slavery and his abolitionist…
Emancipation During the Civil War
Beverly Wilson Palmer is the editor of the Charles Sumner Correspondence and Thaddeus Stevens Papers of Pomona…
The Economics of Emancipation
Professor Jenny Wahl argued that the institution of slavery was essentially an economic phenomenon. She used…