Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

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  • Like most slaves, Frederick Bailey was born on a plantation.  His mom died when he was seven and his grandmother was his main caretaker, who left him at six. He had several masters throughout his "childhood".
  • After one failed attempt to escape, Frederick was able to borrow papers from a friend and pray that the conductor would not notice the significant difference between both individuals.
  • After legally changing his name to Douglass, Frederick married Anna Murray and eventually would have 5 children together.
  • Frederick made several successful and unsuccessful trips to Europe through out his active occupation as an abolitionist.
  • Frederick Created a newspaper, he called it The North Star after the star slaves used to escape to the north. It was about the abolitionist movement, and how slavery was wrong. The first issue was printed in 1847
  • Right is of no sex Truth is of no color God is the father of us all and we are all brethren
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