Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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In both specific and general terms, what is the argument of william lloyd garrison's preface to douglass's narrative?

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Garrison concludes his preface by relating the two cruelest instances from Douglass's book, including the shooting of a slave by a white man. The murderer was never brought to justice because it was simply not seen as a crime to kill a slave, even if there was evidence of the act. The slave population had no legal protection and any amount of cruelty was inflicted upon them with impunity. Appealing to the reader, Garrison asked if they were with him and what they were prepared to do for the cause. They should remember the motto: "NO COMPROMISE WITH SLAVERY! NO UNION WITH SLAVEHOLDERS!"