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Shay Forbes 4A Olaudah Equiano

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  • 1. The Underestimated African
    OlaudahEquiano
    Shay Forbes
    4A
  • 2. OlaudahEquiano
  • 3. Taken on a slave ship to America when 11 years of age
    Worked for Robert Pascal; a sea merchant and slave owner
    Purchased freedom when 19
    Early Life
  • 4. The Interesting Narrative of OlaudahEquiano, or GustavusVassa, The African
    Writings
  • 5. Interested in creating a better world.
    He thought rationally by persuading others and not just doing it alone.
    Showed religious side later on in life.
    Wanted Democracy so everyone would have a chance at Personal Freedom
    Believed that everyone was capable of using their own intelligences
    Place in the Enlightenment
  • 6. Went to school with whites in 1750’s in London.
    Most Interesting Fact