Frederick Douglass

[Revised entry by Ronald Sundstrom on January 6, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Frederick Douglass (c. 1817 - 1895) is a central figure in United States and African
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[Revised entry by Ronald Sundstrom on January 6, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Frederick Douglass (c. 1817 - 1895) is a central figure in United States and African American history.[1] He was born a slave, circa 1817;[2] his mother was a Negro slave and his father was reputed to be his white master. Douglass escaped from slavery in 1838 and rose to become a principal leader and spokesperson for the U.S. Abolition movement....

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