Lithograph of African Free School which Garnet attended. While in school, Garnet began his career in abolitionism.
The outcome of both voting rounds calls for speculation. Were voting outcomes affected by regional differences and is there a pattern that demonstrates this?
Do the supporters of each stance illuminate social networking and major political alliances within the Colored Conventions movement?
What happened between the first day of voting and the second day that renders such drastically different results? The diagrams below represent this voting outcome graphically to possibly illuminate some of these questions.
Garnet's address went through two rounds of voting. The chart demonstrates how the thirty-seven delegates that participated in the first vote ideologically divided and allied with the two opposing sides. The second vote took place the next day and was comprised of twenty-three delegates. Seventeen delegates in total dropped out from the first vote, and three delegates were added in.
The three additions took the side of Douglass. This was the final vote that decided on whether the "Address" would be adopted by the conventions.
Based on these results, the delegates did not want the rhetoric of Garnet's "Address" associated with the Colored Conventions, hence the descriptions of the original address, as a performed text is absent from the convention minutes.
The charts below outline how each specific delegate participated in the voting process.
The charts and maps delineate where each delegate member is from and how they voted. In the second round of voting it is interesting to note that Douglass garnered support from most leaders from each state [President P and Vice Presidents VP ]. Click on the lines to find out more about each delegate.
The chart below further breaks down the number of voting delegates by city and state. Hover over each bar and states for more detailed information. The interactive map above demonstrates the finalized votes in the second round. It shows which states majority voted Nay in support of Douglass and Yea in support of Garnet.
These charts offer interesting perspective on how different delegates voted. Regional demographics have shown to influence voting trends, and further contextualization can illuminate the political conditions of these regions.
Also interestingly enough, the majority of delegate leadership, such as Conveniton President Amos Beeman and other regional Vice Presidents, supported Douglass's proposal to reform or dismiss the "Address.
This opens up more questions about what happened from the first day to the second day.Apr 25, · Listen to and read Henry Highland Garnet’s speech at the National Negro Convention in Buffalo, NY.
In this speech, Rev. Garnet, an abolitionist and form. Henry Highland Garnet -- born a slave, well educated, known for his skills as an orator, a leading abolitionist, a clergyman -- stood before the delegates of the National Negro Convention in.
This thesis explores the captivating rhetoric of Henry Highland Garnet and his ability to construct new alternatives and redefine elements of debate. By utilizing the rhetoric of agitation, promoting black nationalism, and emphasizing the manhood of African American males, Garnet truly was an independent thinker and active rhetorician.
The Rhetoric of Henry Highland Garnet in his “Address to the Slaves of the United States” Henry Highland Garnet exerted powerful rhetorical schemes to the abolishment and Civil Rights Movements during the 19th century.
The Rhetoric of Henry Highland Garnet in his “Address to the Slaves of the United States” Henry Highland Garnet exerted powerful rhetorical strategies to the abolition and Civil Rights Movements during the nineteenth century.
Henry Highland Garnet was an African-American best known as an abolitionist whose "Call to Rebellion" speech in encouraged slaves to rebel against their owners.
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