Frederick Douglass; an american slave

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Frederick Douglass was an important man in the anti-slavery movement

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Frederick Douglass; an american slave

  1. 1. FREDERICK DOUGLASS An American Slave Mrs. R. Pacheco English 121-1309-1
  2. 2. AN AMERICAN ABOLITIONIST, WOMEN'S SUFFRAGIST, EDITOR, ORATOR, AUTHOR, STATESMAN AND REFORMER
  3. 3. EARLY LIFE <ul><li>Born in Maryland, February 14, 1818. </li></ul><ul><li>He saw his mother only four or five times in his life. </li></ul><ul><li>His job in the farm was to keep the chickens out of the garden. </li></ul><ul><li>He slept in the cold, damp floor. </li></ul><ul><li>He ate in a large wooden tray on the ground. </li></ul>
  4. 4. LIFE AS A SLAVE <ul><li>Work in any weather. </li></ul><ul><li>Whipped by his owners. </li></ul><ul><li>Treated like an animal. </li></ul>
  5. 5. HOW HE REACT? <ul><li>He learned to read. </li></ul><ul><li>He spoke to other slaves about freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>He wrote passes for the slaves, and was arrested. </li></ul><ul><li>He returned to his old master, and worked hard. </li></ul>
  6. 6. THE ESCAPE <ul><li>He escaped to New york. </li></ul><ul><li>He married with Anna Murray. </li></ul><ul><li>He spoke in anti-slavery meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>He said: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; I came into this world as a slave. I shall leave it as a free man. &quot; </li></ul>
  7. 7. LEGACY

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