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Re=Membering History -- Education 430

Social studies education should be grounded in the local experiences and cultures of students and communities, the past and present contexts in which they exist, and learning and constructing stories that center their histories and ways of being and kno

Why and how do people celebrate Juneteenth and the 4th of July?

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Frederick Douglass' The Meaning of July 4 for the Negro

 

Text, Oration delivered in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, July 5, 1852 inserted in original container.

Frederick Douglass was a fiery orator and his speeches were often published in various abolitionist newspapers. Among his well-known speeches is "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro," presented in Rochester, New York, on July 5, 1852, a version of which he published as a booklet.