History's HEROES? Dated 1818 - 1895

Frederick Douglass

Created by

Mj Atendido


Maryland, MD
He was born into slavery there.


  • Learned how to read as a slave
  • 1838 He escaped from slavery
  • Marries Anna Murray
  • Publishes own book


  • Brave / Courageous
  • A good and strong leader
  • Clever
  • Good or moral (strong beliefs or principles)
  • Has integrity (stands up for what they believe and act accordingly)
  • Perseverant / Tenacious (keeps going despite challenges)
  • Inspiring / Charismatic
  • Determined
  • Ambitious
  • Wise

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The man who educated slaves, and escaped from slavery.

Frederick Douglass was born into slavery, who taught other slaves how to read and write, he escaped from slavery and ran a church.

Frederick Douglas was a great man and hero in his time. He was born into slavery at around February 1818. When he was just 10 years old his mother, who was not always there, died. In addition, he was sent to Baltimore home of Hugh Auld. At the age of 12, Hugh Auld's wife taught him the alphabet which he then learned how to read, and taught other slaves as he got older and more wiser.

Life in Frederick Douglass's world

It was rough for Frederick because he was a slave and his mother had passed when he was young. But nevertheless, all the hardships brought him great success

Was Frederick Douglass a Hero?

Things you might not know about Frederick Douglass

He adopted a last name Johnson when he was married to keep his identity a secret.
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