AUTEUR: April Jones Prince
NOM DE FICHIER: Who Was Frederick Douglass?.pdf
DATE DE PUBLICATION: 2014-Dec-26
TAILLE DU FICHIER: 8,43 MB
Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman were the most eminent African-American figures of their time. The two were born four years apart and both knew what it was like to be enslaved. Both were born into slavery, escaped to freedom, and did not turn their backs on others who were enslaved. They began their own personal crusade to free other slaves from being held in bondage.
Who Was Fredrick Douglass? By Robert Squier, April Jones Prince. Grades. 3-5, 6-8 S. Genre. Non-Fiction Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom, and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After escaping to the North in 1838, as a free man he gave powerful speeches about ...