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Frederick Douglass's Quest for Learning

Summary: Frederick Douglass, a leading black slavery abolitionist, became educated thanks to a master's wife and his own burning desire to learn how to read.
Knowledge is power. With knowledge you can accomplish almost anything you set your mind to. Frederick Douglass shows us all how we can achieve almost anything. Frederick was a slave all of his life just because he was black. He traveled through many different masters.

When he was in Baltimore, his master's wife taught him to read and write. When his master found out about this, he immediately put a halt to it. The master's wife had not noticed what damage she was making for her husband's plantation and what strength mentally she was giving Frederick. After Frederick was taught the basics of reading and writing, Frederick would sneak in his master's house and read what ever books and newspaper's he found.

Ms. Auld taught Frederick Douglass the ABC's and how to spell three to four letter words. Frederick Douglass secretly taught himself how to...

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