Frederick Douglas

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Frederick Douglas

He wrote lots of books like: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and My Bondage and My Freedom. He also wrote in many newspapers.

He was born into slavery in Talbot County, on Marylands eastern shore.

He wrote the "Frederick Douglass Paper" from 1851 to 1858. He wr0te the "Douglass Monthly" from 1859 to 1863.

He used the Civil War as propaganda to try and end slavery.

He was a great advisor to President Abraham Lincoln.

He was an abolitionists

Frederick Douglass

By: Sarah Kach

1818

Frederick Douglass was born

Frederick Douglass died

1845

His first biography"Narative of the Life of Frederick Douglass waspublished.

1895

1855

His second autobiography,"My Bondage and My Freedom" was published.

1882

Douglass marries Helen Pitts.

Douglass married Helen Pitts two years after his wife died. Helen Pitts was his white former secretary.

In 1870 Douglass moved to Washingtion D.C.

He became president of the Freedmen's Bank.

He wrote "The North Star" from 1847 to 1851

On September 2 in 1838 Douglass escaped from slavery, he went to New York.

Douglass and some other Negroes went to Bedford, Massachusetts, shortly after arriving he took out a subscription to the "Liberator," which was an anti-slavery paper.

After his master died he was sent to a man named Thomas Auld, he did not treat Douglass well.

His mother died when he was ten years old.

Douglass attended Abolitionists movement meetings.

In 1841, Douglass attended an anti-slavery convention, he electrified the audiences with his amazing speeches of his slavery experiences.

After the convention John A. Collins, an agent of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society asked Douglass to become a full-time lecturer, Doulgass accepted.

Douglass became famous for his speeches and his books.

Douglass died of a heart failure in Washington D.C.


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