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The different ways which people translate or view varies important documents for example the Constitution can usually change the lives of many or even cause clashes between the states Both Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas has their own strong opinion when it comes to the issue of slavery At the time of Lincolns presidency the sole purpose of him was to keep the country intact therefore he has to deal with slavery in a much more less extreme way when compared to Frederick Douglas because he has to please everyone From Douglas Independence Day Speech anyone can see that he held much grudge toward the US constitution nevertheless he still believes if correctly interpreted the Constitution may help with the abolishing of slavery According to Douglas the very people who drew up the Constitution believe in the fact that all men were created equal Hence there should be no differences between African-American and the White-Americans Therefore the practice of slavery is not only against morality its also unconstitutional Due to the fact slavery is made unconstitional by the Constitution it makes the document itself the most glorious document ever Ultimately what Douglas want is the total abolishment of slavery and hes not afraid to be blunt about it In the case of Lincoln he has to approach slavery in a much more subtle manner because he knew if he express his views un-clearly or cast the slightest impression of support or against slavery he may very well lead the country into a civil war therefore making himself the person to blame And from Lincolns statement anyone can clearly see that he believes the Constitution is there to keep the nation in order and united Thus the interpretation of Constitition regarding slavery can be flexible as long as its for the best of the country Nevertheless despite of Lincolns effort trying to please everyone with his passionate speech the Civil broke out shortly
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