Frederick Douglas


Early life

Frederick was born as a slave.Frederick's masters beat him.Anna Murray helped Frederick escape.Frederick changed his name to Douglass.Frederick married Anna.

Reasons for being an activist

Frederick was a famous speaker.Frederick wrote a book about his life.Frederick began giving speaches against slavery.He wrote letters to president Abraham Lincoln.Frederick asked the president to make slavery illegal.

Important Events

Born a slave in Maryland.Escapes from slavery.Begins giving speeches.Frees all slaves.Dies.


Frederick was being tortured for all his life.His work helped gain freedom.Anna helped him escape.He changed his name to Douglass.


Frederick was a powerful speaker and writer.He freed all slaves.Freedom for all slaves.He changed his name.Frederick had escaped.
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