"Fredrick Washington Baily was born into slavery on the Eastern shore of Maryland in February 1818.He had a difficult life"as a child
On September 3,1838,he disguised himself as a sailor and boarded a northbound train,using money from Anna to pay for his ticket.In less then 24 hours,Fredrick arrived in New York City and declared himself free."
"In 1861...Fredrick Douglass worked tirelessly to make sure that emancipation would be one of the war's outcomes"
"In 1872,the Douglasses moved to Washington,D.C...Douglass had been traveling frequently to the area ever sice the cival war."
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"On February 20,1895...preparing to give a speech at a local church when he suffered a heart attack and passed away.He had remained a central figure in the fight for equality and justice for his entire life.