Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass

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By Mary Elizabeth Ralls
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass: An autobiography written by Frederick Douglass Millennium publication, 1945edition 75 pages
Frederick Douglass whose real name was Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey approximately birthdate is in1818, the month or day is not known, he died in 1895. He is one of the most famous advocates and the greatest leaders of anti-slavery in the past 200 or so years. He was a champion of women’s rights and he was a great writer and autobiographer. I chose to write this review about this autobiography because he was a great soldier of human rights and he gave us a firsthand look on what it was like to live as a slave and actually escape to freedom, and live to tell the world how slaves were treated in the United States.
Narrative of The Life of Frederick Douglass is an autobiography written by Frederick Douglass a famous abolitionist who was an advocate for the civil rights of himself and other slaves, he championed his cause during the Civil War era and also he championed his cause during the reconstruction which followed the Civil War era, he was born in Talbot County Maryland to Harriet Bailey who was also a slave herself. Douglas dwelled on the fact that his mother was a darker complexion than his grandmother and great-grandmother. He never knew his mother because women who bore children in slavery were soon separated from the child due to an
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