History's HEROES? Dated 1818 - 1895

Frederick Douglass

Created by

Ben lockwood

Location

New Bedford
They lived there

Achievements

  • Got rid of slavery

Characteristics

  • Brave / Courageous
  • Altruistic (puts other first e.g. risks or gives life for others)
  • Visionary (has far reaching ideas)
  • Single minded / Focused (has a purpose)
  • Inspiring / Charismatic
  • Wise
  • Just and fair minded

External link

wikipedia

Quotations

" If there is no struggle no progress" - Frederick Douglass

"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." - Frederick Douglass

A man that helped end slavery

Helped change racial tensions in America and he helped to get rid of them.

He was born a slave. Then he escaped to the north and changed his name to Frederick Douglass. Living in new Bedford he became an avid reader of the liberator. He help Lincoln to sign the emancipation proclamation.

Life in Frederick Douglass's world

Hard because of racial tensions.

Was Frederick Douglass a Hero?

  • Help slavery
  • He won freedom

Things you might not know about Frederick Douglass

Helped get people into the war
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