Tuesday, 6 December 2011

the narrative of the life of frederick douglass

Another ex slave memoir, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass relates his experiences as a slave, his views on everyone being equal, his religious views, and the outcome of his eventual escape (after staying in Baltimore and New York). He does not go into detail of how he escaped, as he did not want to give away any information that may hinder further escapees. Douglass later went on to be a leading figure in the fight against slavery and became a speaker for the abolitionist movement. They (the slaves) sure had it mighty hard back in the day.

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