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Frederick Douglass

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Maddi Johnson

on 20 May 2010

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Frederick Douglass Frederick was born in the 1800s, in Maryland. When he was young, he watched his Aunt Hester get whipped by Old Master. By: Maddi Johnson(: He was a slave for Old Master, Aaron Anthony. when he was younger. After a couple of years working for Old Master, he got sent to Thomas Auld's home in Baltimore to work. While living there, he was treated like any other child. His only chores were running errands for Sophia, the wife of the household, and watching her two year old son. Then, one day he got sent to the slave breaker's field, Edward Covey. When Covey tried to beat him, he fought back and after that day he never got beat again. After Frederick became free, he was an abolitionist. He published his own antislavery newpspaper called the North Star. In 1878, Frederick turned 60. He bought a big, new house. His wife Anna, died in 1882. Bibliography Schomp, V. (1997) He Fought For Freedom: Frederick Douglass. New York. Benchmark Books Marshall Cavendish Corporation. The North Star. Web. 29 Apr 2010. <www.lcweb.loc.gov/.../educate/norths.html>. Frederick remarried a woman named Helen Pitts a few years later. She was a white woman. Lawrence University. Web. 29 Apr 2010. <http://www.lawrence.edu/dept/student_dean/multicultural_affairs/calendar/febheritage.shtml>. How Stuff Works. Web. 29 Apr 2010. <http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/frederick-douglass-national-historic-site.htm/printable>. 100thbg.com. Web. 4 May 2010. <http://www.100thbg.com/mainmenus/351st/351st19.htm>. Timeline of Frederick Douglass and Family. Web. 4 May 2010. <Timeline of Frederick Douglass and Family. Web. 4 May 2010. . >.
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