The Civil War had change the United States once and forever and it still affect today. But before the Civil War began, there are many abolitionist made a move toward freedom for slaves that they called the Abolitionist Movement.
The Move Toward Freedom
By the time Frederick Douglass was a slave, he can't learn how to read or write. Fortunately , his mistress was teaching him those, but to have a better reading skill, he must use his time wisely to reading the book, “The Colombian Orator”, "Every opportunity I got, I used to read this book. Among much of other interesting matter, I found in it a dialogue between a master and his slave. The slave was represented as having runaway from his master three times. The dialogue represented the conversation which took place between them, when the slave was retaken the third time". This quote show that he was have a very difficult time to study read and write, every chances he got, he used it very wisely.
from the Narrative of Frederick Douglass
My Friend Douglass
President Abraham Lincoln was a famous president in the United States history, and Frederick Douglass was one of his best fiends. They actually not always talking with each other, but the idea they fought for was similar, "As Douglass approached through the crowd, Lincoln called out, “Here comes my riend Douglass.” The president took Douglass by the hand. “I am glad to see you,” he said. “I saw you in the crowd today, listening to my inaugural address. How did you like it?”. This show how Frederick Douglass important to president Lincoln. He need a very important comment on his inaugural address.