Frederick Douglass was born on a plantation in Maryland. His mother was a slave and when Frederick was born, he became a slave, too. His birth name was Frederick Bailey. As a little kid he was taken away from his mom and later taken to different plantations.
Frederick was taken to a new slave holders, Mr auld than to Mr. Covey, frederick was taken to another slaveholder, the name of the new slaveholder was Mr. Freeland Frederick was surprised to know that Mr.Freeland was a nice man ad not harsh like other slaveholders. Sometimes mr freeland did not care what some slaves did and frederick was able to start an education.
The first few months he started a Sabbath school to teach 40 of his fellow slaves to read and write but that was shut down by other slave holders. Frederick was now getting tired with how life was being unfair to him and he had now decided to make a lan to escape.