Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was a former slave who became one of the great American anti-slavery leaders of the 1800s. Frederick Douglass was born into slavery in Maryland but in 1838, at age 20, he escaped to freedom in New York. A few years later he went to work for abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, travelling and speaking on behalf of Garrison's paper The Liberator. Douglass published his memoir Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave in 1845. Eloquent, smart and determined, More »
Name at Birth: Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey
Born: February, 1818 (Near Easton, Maryland)

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Frederick Douglass was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national ...

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Jun 6, 2019 ... Frederick Douglass was an escaped slave who became a prominent activist, author and public speaker. He became a leader in the abolitionist ...

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Learn about the life and times of Frederick Douglass, the famed 19th-century abolitionist leader and U.S. gov't official whose writings continue to be read widely ...

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Frederick Douglass was born in a slave cabin, in February, 1818, near the town of Easton, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Separated from his mother when ...

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Frederick Douglass, original name Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, (born February? 1818, Tuckahoe, Maryland, U.S.—died February 20, 1895, ...

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One of the most prominent civil rights figures in history, Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery and spent his life advocating for social justice, holding a place ...

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Frederick Douglass was born into Maryland slavery in 1817 to a slave mother and a slave master father. Young Douglass toiled on a rural plantation and later in ...

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Feb 2, 2018 ... In his journey from captive slave to internationally renowned activist, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) has been a source of inspiration and ...

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Frederick Douglass was the most important black American leader of the 19th century. He was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in Talbot County, ...