1.) Power, Rich, Deep Voice 2.) He had a powerful voice and a striking appearance of 6’2 3.) His nose stood high and went onward 4.) He was the slave who saw the worst and was the slave who freed himself 5.) Frederick Douglass had nothing. By living in fear and struggling, he was able to understand what America was all about 6.) Could not control who they were or what they were. 7.) They wonder why some people were free and why some aren’t. 8.) The Sorrow of their heart. 9.) The Mistress taught him how to read the bible and salves weren’t allowed to read. 10.) Rented out to someone who paid for his work. 11.) Someone that closes a discussion or settles a question. 12.) Many people would not work with blacks. 13.) These were the first books which he memorized. 14.) The slaves see the North Star as freedom itself because it always points towards the North which is freedom. 15.) He was a runaway slave and he could be returned as a slave 16.) He wants slavery to end quickly 17.) He went to speak with Garrison, Frederick explained about escaping from his owner and people were shocked. 18.) He was an actual survivor who escaped 19.) Fear of being recaptured 20.) Finds a job, saves money and plans his trip north. Does not give details in order to respect those who helped him. 21.) Douglass started learning more about politics. 22.) It was an attempt by an abolitionist John Brown in which he tried to start an armed revolt in 1859. 23.) An abolitionist who said slavery could only be purged by blood 24.) He was hanged for his revolt 25.) The North was deprived of thousands of soldiers 26.) Union lost 12,000 soldiers, opportunity to advance the Emancipation Proclamation 27.) Set salves free in states, African American could be enlisted in the war 28.) Missouri was admitted as a slave state but Maine remained as a free state 29.) It abolished slavery and freed the slaves 30.) The fugitive slave act said that all slaves who had run away to the North and that were captured were
Frederick Douglass was a slave in the 1800s, but Douglass was not a typical slave. Douglass fought for his freedom more then the other slaves, he wanted more than anything to be free and equal to everyone else. He also had a better outlook on life then all the other slaves, he tried to be more positive even when he was involved with slavery. Douglass worked hard and knew what he had to do to get out of slavery and help the rest of his fellow slaves get out of slavery as well…
interesting to note that both Smalls and Douglass had white masters for fathers and were perhaps given a little more freedom and more advantage. However, they did not squander the opportunity and helped advance the cause of freedom.
In his autobiography, “My Bondage and My Freedom”, Douglass very eloquently spoke of the hardships he had endured and how he was taught to read by his slave mother.
Many of the intellectual white Black Suffrage groups lauded after Douglass to help advance their cause and…
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
AP English Language
January 4, 2014
2. Douglass’ thirst for knowledge came from his drive to make a better life for himself, starting through educating himself. All of his extra time and efforts went towards reading materials that explained that there was life after slavery. Through these literally works and achievements Douglass’ quest for freedom was inspired and driven. He reads about what life could potentially hold for him and this develops his…
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was one of the most prominent figures of the abolitionist movement,
a movement that fought to end slavery. A brilliant speaker, Douglass engaged in a tour of
lectures, and became recognized as one of America’s first great black speakers. Douglass also
wrote a personal narrative in 1845 titled Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Taylor 34).
Through his book , Frederick Douglass aimed to educate the uninformed Northern…
By Isabelle Smith
Frederick Douglas, a former slave, who overcame his past to become one of the worlds most influential black figures. An abolitionist, during the late 18th century, Douglas' personal history became not only his motivation but also his own nemesis in his crusade to abolish slavery.
Frederick Douglas was born on February 1818, at Holmes Hill farm, Maryland. Born into slavery, Douglas was fathered by a white man, presumably the "master" of the plantation…
CPL Jade Keffer
January 23, 2015
Frederick Douglass risked everything for others, broke the rules with the chance of serious consequences, and best of all he persevered.
5.More growing up
Frederick Douglass was a man who made a lot of difference in the world. He showed people that we don't have to comply with society if it isn't right;…
Born: February, 1818 in Talbot County, Maryland
Died: February 20, 1895
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on a plantation in Maryland. There, he encountered the brutalities of slavery firsthand. In 1838, after escaping from slavery, Douglass became a major advocate against the evils of slavery. He spoke forcefully against the arguments that slaves did not possess a great enough intellectual capacity to function as individual citizens. His eloquent words left people in awe…
1 March 2014
Frederick Douglass: Slavery
Throughout the Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass there were many instances when slavery was indeed cruel and injustice to the humanity of the slaves during this time period. Frederick Douglass had seen and/or heard of the worst things happening to people around him, simply because of the color of their skin. Douglass had been born into slavery, which left him with not much of a choice to pursue…
Frederick Douglass was born some time in February, 1818. The exact date of his birth is unknown, but he chose to celebrate his birthday on the 14th of February. The exact year is also a mystery and throughout his life, Douglass had no accurate knowledge of his age. It was, however, estimated to be some time in early 1818. Douglass was born as a slave in Talbot County, Maryland. He was separated from his mother at a very young age as was custom in those parts and he was sent to live with his grandmother…
The Narrative of Frederick Douglass, Liberty and Freedom Explained
Frederick Douglass was a former slave who was a key figure in the abolition movement. Through his speeches and discussions, many people learned of the evils that surrounded slavery. Although he was a great speaker, his most influential tool in the fight for abolition would be his narrative he wrote. Through explanation of the horrors he experienced while shackled in slavery, many people came to join the fight against the abhorred…