The narrator is born in this county, where it is common for slaves to be mistreated.
Great House Farm
Douglass spends his early childhood here, and it is considered by slaves in the surrounding areas to be a privileged place to work.
Some think these are evidence of the slave's happiness, but Douglass sees in them a slave's deepest anguish.
Douglass is unexpectedly sent to live here with Captain Thomas Auld's brother, Hugh Auld. Douglass learns how to read and write here.
The Columbian Orator
This opens up for Douglass a whole new world of ideas such as freedom, truth, and liberty. Douglass is first introduced to the antislavery approach through this.
Douglass first comes across this term in a book. After his escape, he is helped by reformers and eventually Douglass himself becomes one of the most influential slavery reformers...
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