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Frederick Douglass


Ex – slave who became an abolitionist author and loudspeaker. He complete his remarkable lifestyle in his well-known 1845 autobiography, Narrative of the life span of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. He was raised in slavery in Maryland. While enslaved in Baltimore, he was trained with a plantation owner’s wife to learn and compose. In 1838, he escaped slavery by impersonating a free of charge sailor of African descent and vacationing by teach and steamboat to Philadelphia, Pa. He once stated, “I’d unite with anybody to accomplish correct and with no one to do incorrect.” He wedded his initial wife, Anna Murray, in 1838. The few acquired three sons and two daughters. Pursuing Murray’s loss of life, Douglass wedded Helen Pitts, a Caucasian feminist two decades his junior. He suggested Leader Abraham Lincoln on how best to treat black military.

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Full Name Frederick Douglass
Date Of Birth February 14, 1818
Died February 20, 1895, Washington, D.C., United States
Place Of Birth Maryland
Profession Autobiographer
Nationality American
Spouse Helen Pitts Douglass, Anna Murray-Douglass
Children Lewis Henry Douglass, Charles Remond Douglass, Rosetta Douglass, Annie Douglass, Frederick Douglass, Jr.
Parents Harriet Bailey
Siblings Perry Douglass, Eliza Bailey, Kitty Bailey, Sarah Bailey, Arianna Bailey
Star Sign Aquarius

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