Frederick Douglass Abolitionism

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, was an important autobiography spreading the anti-slavery sentiment. Douglass works was important in fueling abolitionism, the movement to end slavery. He was also known as one of best African American abolitionist leader. In 1841, Douglass began to speak to crowds about what it was like to be enslaved. His talents as a speaker and writer led people to question whether or not he had actually been born a slave. The imaged Douglass carry was to show an example to all who doubted the ability of African Americans to function as free citizens.