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Fredrick Douglas

All about Fredrick Douglas and what we have learned about him.
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Alex Robson

on 23 February 2011

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Fredrick Douglass Fredrick Douglass is oftenly refered to as the
Malcom X of his time.Douglass has also wrote
several autobiographys about his life as a slave
and his struggle to achieve freedom. Fun Facts About Fredrick Douglass
Fredrick Douglass was a slave, and got abandoned by his grandma after being split up from his parents. He had to go work as a houseboy for a while, before he finally got away from being a slave. (he escaped the slave work) several years after he escaped being a slave he took a trip to Britian and Ireland because he had heard that the person that had owned him was looking for him. Frederick Douglass was
born a slave in 1818 In September 1838, Douglass escaped from slavery. He first went to New York City. There,he found the love his life murray and they were married.they had five kids togething. Douglass found work as a caulker for whaling ships. It was at that time that he dropped the name "Bailey," in order to protect himself from slave catchers, and became known as Frederick Douglass.
A battle lost or won is easily described, understood,
and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great
nation requires reflection, as well as observation,
to appreciate it. One of Frederick Douglasses famous
quotes.


On February 20, 1895, Frederick Douglass died of a stroke or a really strong heart attack. He was buried in Rochester, New York in Mount Hope Cemetery. Frederick Douglass today is oftenly remembered as a man of incredible courage, intelligence, and for his progressive views. Sources These are some pictures of Frederick Douglass http://www.blackpast.org/files/blackpast_images/douglass_frederick.jpg
http://gardenofpraise.com/ibdfdoug.htm http://www.winningthevote.org/F-FDouglass.html
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