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    • Frederick Douglass by Oscar
    • Frederick Douglass by Oscar Questions will be at the end.
    • Frederick Douglass was born in 1818... a slave.
    •   His master was like a father to him.
    • His master took care of  Douglass and had fun with Douglass all the time...  
    • He took care of  Douglass and had fun with Douglass all the time...   Until he went to live with his grandma.
    • With 11 other kids.
    • For only one year.
    • Because he got sent to live with Aaron Anthony.
    • Then he got sent to live with the Aulds over in baltimore.
    • He asked Sophia Auld (Mr.Auld's daughter) to teach him how to read and write.
    •   She started to teach him but they did not get so far because Mr. Auld broke it up.
    • Later that year Douglass was told that his mother (Harriet Baily) past away.
    • After that he tried to escape.
    • He failed
    • He failed
    • Then the Aulds traded Douglass to Mr. Covey
    • Covey was not a nice master.
    • Covey was not a nice master. Not nice as in...
    • P.S. he did this alot
    • So Douglass tried to run away.
    • He failed
    • He failed
    • He failed
    • AGAIN
    • surprise surprise    
    • He got away!!!
    • One year later he wrote a book.
    • In the book he talks about the previous year.
    • In the previous year he became an abolitoinist.
    • In the previos year he became an abolitoinist. abolition The legal prohibition and ending of slavery, esp. of slavery of blacks in the U.S.
    •   He was against the oppression of woman.
    • The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. -Noun op'pres'ion
    • In the following three years he became...
    • athor,editor,diplomat and a good speaker.
    • athor,editor,diplomat and a good speaker. A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy  with another state or international organization.
    • Frederick Douglass had two spouses and five kids.
    • His spouses were named... Anna Murray and Helen Pitts.
    • His five kids were named... Frederick Douglass, Jr. Annie Douglass Lewis Henry Douglass Rosetta Douglass and Charles Remond Douglass
    • Annie Douglass is not in this picture because...
    •   She died at the age of ten. Because she got very ill.
    • Frederick Douglass died from a heart attack at the age of 77  
    • Why was Frederick Douglass famous?
    • because he wrote five books, also...
    • Because all the quotes he imbeded in his speeches... the majority of those quotes are on the internet today.
    • Some of those quotes are...
    • ''A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.''
    • ''I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted.''
    • ''If there is no struggle, there is no progress.''
    • And he made a huge impact by encouraging 165,000 African American familys to get an education.
    • He also started a campain for womans rights.
    • Thank you for watching!!!!!
    • Thank you for watching!!!!! (you can clap now)
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