Born in 1818
Was a slave like his mother.
Mother died when he was about seven. (1825)
When he was just a kid, he spend time with his grandparents and his aunt
Had a white father that he did not know
When he was a Slave he was whipped and was fed hardly at all.
He was shipped to Baltimore where he spent a nice and comfortable time. But he was sent back to where he was originally, and that's when he became a slave again
Disguised himself as a sailor and went to New York City to escape slavery. (Sep 3, 1838)
Was helped out of slavery by Anna murray
He was just 23 years old when he made his first speech. (1841)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written By Himself was a novel he wrote
Many in the abolitionist movement thought the constitution was a pro-slavery document and wanted to leave the Union. Douglas thought differently and was pro-constitution and wanted the Union
In the “West India Emancipation”(1857) Douglas said “If there is no struggle, there is no progress”
The albolition movement was a huge struggle, fighting for freedom was very hard. If there wasn't struggle however nothing would have been accomplished