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Kindle ↠ The Columbian Orator Û Join or create book clubs Cian As America experiences a resurgence of interest in the art of debating and oratory The Columbian Orator whether as historical artifact or contemporary guidebook is one of those rare books to be valued for what it meant in its own time and for how its ideas have endured Above all this book is a remarkable compilation of Enlightenment era thought and language that has stood the test of ti Written in the early 1800's Caleb Bingham's Columbian Orator is a compilation of addresses by the likes of Cicero Benjamin Franklin George Washington etc designed for young boys of the era to practice oratory it also gives some interesting 19th Century advice on capturing an audience The addresses also center around the theme of freedom and the brotherhood of humanityIt is said that Abraham Lincoln read this book as a child But perhaps the most famous contribution of this book to American history is that a young slave named Frederick Douglass purchased this as his first book A play in this book entitled Dialogue Between a Master and A Slave where the slave has a battle of wits with his master who ends up freeing him inspired Douglass to understand that he could fight for freedom with his MIND thus leading to his career as a freedom fighter to end Americna slaveryI have often used this story that is mentioned in David Blight's introductory notes and in Douglass' various bios to inspire young people to use the power of their minds This wisdom for the ages will inspire you also Take a look at what made great minds like Lincoln and Frederick Douglass tick

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Download Doc ¶ The Columbian Orator ´ Join or create book clubs ´ ❮Epub❯ ➤ The Columbian Orator ➣ Author Join or create book clubs – Danpashley.co.uk First published in 1797 The Columbian Orator helped shape the American mind for the next half century going through some First published in 1797 The Columbian Orator helped shape the American mind for the next half century going through some 23 editions and totaling 200000 copies in sales The book was read by virtually every American schoolboy in the first half of the 19th century As a slave youth Frederick Douglass owned just one book and read it freuently referring to it as a gem and his rich treasure The Co A wonderful work concerning elouence backed with wonderful uotations from histories greatest orators It covers many different subjects such as slavery concerns of the state religion and many issues we still debate to this day

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The Columbian OratorLumbian Orator presents 84 selections most of which are notable examples of oratory on such subjects as nationalism religious faith individual liberty freedom and slavery including pieces by Washington Franklin Milton Socrates and Cicero as well as heroic poetry and dramatic dialogues Augmenting these is an essay on effective public speaking which influenced Abraham Lincoln as a young politi The readings keep you spell bound I was reading another book and started reading this and forgot the other book The vocabulary enchances and takes you back to the days when vocabulary was the sign of a good education There is an essay on elouence that blows the mind