Essay on The Life of Frederick Douglass

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The Life of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass brilliantly intelligent and defiant once led a minor insurrection against his masters and escapes his venture alive. Douglass’s career as a militant, uncompromising leader of the American Negro.

A fugitive slave who was taught to read by his slave mistress, and who as an ex-slave, became the most famous and articulate rebuke to the monstrous institution of slavery ever to speak or to write in America.

In autumn of 1828, Frederick Douglass began his new life as a freeman in the old whaling city of New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Ambition, sensitivity, and a high degree of self-consciousness created in the young slave Douglass an unquenchable thirst for freedom and he became what
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Those slaveholders have ordained, and by law established, that the children of slave woman shall in all cases follow the condition their mothers.
One great statesman of the south predicted the downfall of slavery by inevitable laws of population. This prophecy is ever fulfilled or not, it is nevertheless plain that or a very looking different class of people are springing up at the south, and are now held in slavery, from those originally brought to this country from Africa, and if their increase will do no other good, it will do away the face of the argument that God cursed ham, and therefore American slavery is right. If the lineal descendants of ham are alone to be scripturally enslaved, it is certain that slavery at the south must soon become unscriptural; for thousands are ushered into the world, annually, who, like myself over their existence to white fathers and those fathers mot frequently their own masters.

Going to live as Baltimore laid the foundation and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity. The entertainment of a deep conviction that slavery would not always be able to hold me with its foul embrace.

Mrs. Auld very kindly commenced to teach me the A, B, C. After I had learned this she assisted me in learning to spell words of three or four letters. Point of progress Mr. Auld forbade Mrs. Auld to instruct me further it was
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