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Despite douglass was a son of a white slave-owner he was born as a slave because his mother was a slave this practice was common for the time. Narrative of the life of frederick douglass an american slave written than a century ago by frederick douglass a former slave who went on to become a famous orator u. My bondage and my freedom part i life as a slave part ii life as a freeman by frederick douglass, 1818-1895.
In 1845 frederick douglass published what was to be the first of his three autobiographies: the narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave. One of the most prominent civil rights figures in history, frederick douglass escaped from slavery and spent his life advocating for social justice, holding a place. In 1845, douglass increased his renown with the publication of narrative of the life of frederick douglass, where frederick douglass was enslaved,. This revision of the acclaimed and widely assigned norton critical edition of frederick douglass’s great autobiography narrative of the life of frederick douglass.
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Narrative of the life of frederick douglass, is a moving written account of frederick douglass’ harrowing experiences as a slave, and his journey into freedom. Married life 1838-09-14 newly escaped slave frederick douglass marries free woman anne murray in new york 1884-01-24 abolitionist frederick douglass marries his. Entered, according to act of congress, in the year 1845, by frederick douglass, in the clerk's office of the district court of massachusetts.
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