Frederick Douglass Essay | The Life of Frederick Douglass

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The Life of Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass was born in February 1818 in his grandmother's cabin. His mother was Harriet Bailey a slave owned by Aaron Anthony. The last time he saw his mother was when he was one year old. He never knew his father. The only thing he knew about him was that he was a white man. This report will be about the worst things about slavery in the eyes of Frederick Douglass.

As a child Frederick wondered about his age. The white children could tell their ages. He did not understand why he should be deprived of not having the privilege to know his age. It was considered improper, important and evidence of a restless spirit to ask any questions about yourself to the master. Black children were taken from their mothers at the age of 12 months. The old woman then raised them. Frederick believed they were...

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