Abolition & Women’s Rights Evaluating Rhetoric

Directions: In this writing practice, you will simulate a Milestone prompt using “What to the Slave, is the
Fourth of July” by Frederick Douglass and “Ain’t I A Woman” by Sojourner Truth. Using these speeches you
will be responding to the following prompt:
Which author better advances his or her point of view using rhetoric? Use details from BOTH passages to
support your answer.

Sample Solution