Frederick Douglass

Lobb, Nancy
January 2007
16 Extraordinary African Americans, 2nd Edition;2007, p7
Book Chapter
Information on African American abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass taken from a section of the book "16 Extraordinary African Americans," 2nd edition is presented. It offers a look at the early life of Douglass, who was born a slave on a plantation in Maryland. It explores his involvement in the abolitionist movement traveling throughout the northern states criticizing slavery. It also highlights efforts by Douglass in working for the rights of the freed slaves.


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