Frederick Douglass

By: Chance Townsend

Birthday- February 1818

Death date- February 20 1895

Early Life

Frederick Douglass was born into slavery. His mother died when he was at the age of 10 so he lived with his grandmother. He was taught slavery by other slave the alphabet secretly. He was a very smart young man and learned a lot over his time from being a slave.

Facts

-He tired to escape from slavery 2 times before he succeeded.

-Frederick made it to the safe house in less then 24 hours.

-He wrote and published an autobiography

Accomplishment

He was a important member in the human right movement. He did a lot for the Africa America community. He was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S government. He was a supporter of the women rights and wasn't scared to speak out for the women. By the time of the civil war he was one of the most famous black men. He starting writing books and they were really big at he time. He was a very smart man and did a lot for the slaves.
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