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Slavery a Positive Good

A speech given by Senator John C. Calhoun in which he argues in favor of slavery, saying that it benefits enslaved people, enslavers and the United States as a whole.
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John C. Calhoun
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History
Social Justice Domain
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Literature

On Liberty and Slavery

The first black Southerner to have a book of poetry published, Horton's plea for freedom personifies liberty and beseeches her to stamp out oppression and break his chains.
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George Moses Horton
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History
Social Justice Domain
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Literature

Still I Rise

Celebrate Maya Angelou by Alice Pettway Illustration by Jeffrey Smith | TT58 | Teaching Tolerance
Using repetition, similes and metaphors, this poem speaks of overcoming oppression—specifically slavery—with poise and pride. Despite all of the hardships, the speaker emphasizes a sense of confidence and hope.
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Maya Angelou
Subject
History
Social Justice Domain