Douglass' plan to escape!
Someday, im going to be free and i'm going to make it to free land like here! But for now I am stuck a slave.
Douglass Thinking About Freedom
Douglass Plots his Plan of Escape
"Upon the Saturday night previous to Easter holidays, paddle directly up the Chesapeake Bay. On our arrival at the head of the bay, a distance of seventy or eighty miles from where we lived, it was our purpose to turn our canoe adrift, and follow the guidance of the north star till we got beyond the limits of Maryland"(Excerpt 5-Page 8).
Douglass' Plan is Revealed
"We are betrayed!"(Excerpt 5-Pg. 10)
Douglass longs for the day that he will be free of slavery, but he knows that he will be stuck a slave for quite a while.
Douglass plots his plan to escape and make it to freedom, thinking it will bring them to freedom.
Douglass and his fellow slaves are snitched on by a slave, or betrayed. They are taken away by, constables to be searched.
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