SOLOMAN NORTHUP

AMARIA LUCAS

SOLOMAN NORTHUP ACHIEVMENTS

SOLOMAN NORTHUP WAS AN AMERICAN ABOLITIONIST AND THE PRIMARY AUTHOR OF ''TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE"
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WAS HE BORN A FREE MAN?

THE ANSWER IS YES SOLOMAN NORTHUP WAS BORN A FREE AFRICAN AMERICAN FROM NEW YORK HE WAS THE SON OF A FREED SLAVE AND A FREE WOMAN OF COLOR .

HOW HE BECAME A SLAVE

In 1841 he was offerd a traveling musicans job and went to washington D.C where slavery was leagal. there he was drugged kidnapped and sold as a slave. Then he was shipped to new orleans purchased by a planter in red river region of louisiaba