Frederick Douglass 's Life And Life

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Frederick Douglass was born in February of 1818 in Talbot County, Maryland. Frederick Douglass was born into slavery and eventually became a very famous abolitionist and author. He did not have an easy life. He faced many struggles in his lifetime but he overcame them all to tell everyone the truth about slavery and how demeaning it was. Frederick Douglass’s life a slave was brutal. He was beaten by his master day in and day out. His master was named Captain Aaron Anthony. Douglass was born into to slavery so he lost his mother at a very young age and never knew his father. Since he was born into slavery Douglass did not have much of a life as a child. All he ever knew was to work. In 1825 Douglass’s owner sent him to another slave farm. He was sent to Baltimore, Maryland, since they were from the north Douglass was not treated as badly as he was before. The wife of his new slave owner even began to teach Douglass reading and writing until her husband put a stop to it. Even though his life was not as bad as it was beforehand, Douglass still did not enjoy the life he was living and wanted to do something about it. Later in his life Douglass’s previous master, Captain Anthony, died. Afterwards, for a short period of time, he was returned back to Anthony’s son in law. Anthony’s son in law sold Douglass to another man once he was returned. The man he was sold to beat and whipped Douglass day in and day out until he did ever last thing that he was told to do. He eventually…
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