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Frederick Douglass

  1. 1. Frederick Douglass by Oscar
  2. 2. Frederick Douglass by Oscar Questions will be at the end.
  3. 4. Frederick Douglass was born in 1818... a slave.
  4. 5.   His master was like a father to him.
  5. 6. His master took care of  Douglass and had fun with Douglass all the time...  
  6. 7. He took care of  Douglass and had fun with Douglass all the time...   Until he went to live with his grandma.
  7. 8. With 11 other kids.
  8. 9. For only one year.
  9. 10. Because he got sent to live with Aaron Anthony.
  10. 11. Then he got sent to live with the Aulds over in baltimore.
  11. 12. He asked Sophia Auld (Mr.Auld's daughter) to teach him how to read and write.
  12. 13.   She started to teach him but they did not get so far because Mr. Auld broke it up.
  13. 14. Later that year Douglass was told that his mother (Harriet Baily) past away.
  14. 15. After that he tried to escape.
  15. 16. He failed
  16. 17. He failed
  17. 18. Then the Aulds traded Douglass to Mr. Covey
  18. 19. Covey was not a nice master.
  19. 20. Covey was not a nice master. Not nice as in...
  20. 22. P.S. he did this alot
  21. 23. So Douglass tried to run away.
  22. 24. He failed
  23. 25. He failed
  24. 26. He failed
  25. 28. AGAIN
  26. 29. surprise surprise    
  27. 31. He got away!!!
  28. 32. One year later he wrote a book.
  29. 34. In the book he talks about the previous year.
  30. 35. In the previous year he became an abolitoinist.
  31. 36. 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.
  32. 37.   He was against the oppression of woman.
  33. 38. The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. -Noun op'pres'ion
  34. 39. In the following three years he became...
  35. 40. athor,editor,diplomat and a good speaker.
  36. 41. 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.
  37. 42. Frederick Douglass had two spouses and five kids.
  38. 43. His spouses were named... Anna Murray and Helen Pitts.
  39. 44. His five kids were named... Frederick Douglass, Jr. Annie Douglass Lewis Henry Douglass Rosetta Douglass and Charles Remond Douglass
  40. 46. Annie Douglass is not in this picture because...
  41. 47.   She died at the age of ten. Because she got very ill.
  42. 48. Frederick Douglass died from a heart attack at the age of 77  
  43. 49. Why was Frederick Douglass famous?
  44. 50. because he wrote five books, also...
  45. 51. Because all the quotes he imbeded in his speeches... the majority of those quotes are on the internet today.
  46. 52. Some of those quotes are...
  47. 53. ''A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.''
  48. 54. ''I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted.''
  49. 55. ''If there is no struggle, there is no progress.''
  50. 56. And he made a huge impact by encouraging 165,000 African American familys to get an education.
  51. 57. He also started a campain for womans rights.
  52. 58. Thank you for watching!!!!!
  53. 59. Thank you for watching!!!!! (you can clap now)
  54. 60. sources  
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