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History's HEROES? Dated Feb 1818 - Feb 20 1895

Frederick Douglass

Created by

Alex Tan

Location

New York
Escaped to New York

Achievements

  • He became the first black citizen to attain a high government rank.

Characteristics

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Biography

Quotations

""if there is no struggle, there is no progress"" - Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass was born a slave. Destined to a life in captivity, he mostly spent his time fantasizing about freedom. After many attempts and punishments he finally escaped to New York, there he eventually became the first black citizen with a high government rank.

Frederick Douglass was born a slave. Destined to a life in captivity, he mostly spent his time fantasizing about freedom. After many attempts and punishments he finally escaped to New York, there he eventually became the first black citizen with a high government rank.

Life in Frederick Douglass's world

Frederick Douglass grew up in the environment where slaves were common and where black people were viewed as nothing more.

Was Frederick Douglass a Hero?

  • He beat the odds and became something most black people had no chance of being at the time.

Things you might not know about Frederick Douglass

He chose to celebrate his birthday in Feb despite not knowing it.

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