Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass slave owner was his dad. This book is Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. The author is Frederick Douglass of his narrative. Frederick Douglass was born into slavery he was working on the farm by age 7. His dad ( Fred’s slave owner ) whipped him as well as Fred’s mom. He was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland. “I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it.” When Fred got older he ran away to Baltimore and got a new slave owner.Fred tried to run away and he got caught luckily they threw away the evidence of what the plan was when they were trying to escape.Fred got caught and went back to Mr.Covey. Frederick Douglass strongly believes that slavery is terrible for slaves.I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland. I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it. The overseer’s name was Plummer. Mr. Plummer was a miserable drunkard, a profane swearer, and a savage monster. He always went armed with a cowskin and a heavy cudgel. I have known him to cut and slash the women’s heads so horribly, that even master would be enraged at his cruelty, and would threaten to whip him if he did not mind himself. “ I remember the first time I ever witnessed this horrible exhibition. I was quite a child, but I well…
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