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Frederick Douglass’s Master–Slave Dialectic

Margaret Kohn.

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 9124 words.

This chapter explores the issues of violence, recognition, and freedom in the work of Frederick Douglass. It analyzes the contradiction between Douglass’s defense of pacifism in his...

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The Fight with Covey

Bernard R. Boxill.

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 9886 words.

This chapter chronicles Frederick Douglass’s change from staunch pacifism to a support of violent resistance for slaves against their masters as a result of his fight with the slave breaker...

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Beck, James Montgomery

James N. Giglio.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 941 words.

Beck, James Montgomery (09 July 1861–12 April 1936), lawyer, solicitor general, and congressman, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of James Nathan Beck, the owner of a small...