- By Catherine A. Welch

Frederick Douglass (History Maker Bios Series)

  • Title: Frederick Douglass (History Maker Bios Series)
  • Author: Catherine A. Welch
  • ISBN: 9780760736029
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Paperback
  • Frederick Douglass History Maker Bios Series Frederick Douglass went from being forced to sleep in a kitchen closet as a child to having the honor of meeting President Abraham Lincoln in the White House His own two sons were among the first blac

    Frederick Douglass went from being forced to sleep in a kitchen closet as a child to having the honor of meeting President Abraham Lincoln in the White House His own two sons were among the first black soldiers to fight in the Civil War In fact, he was so well spoken that people didn t believe he had once been a slave, so he wrote his autobiography.This book is part of tFrederick Douglass went from being forced to sleep in a kitchen closet as a child to having the honor of meeting President Abraham Lincoln in the White House His own two sons were among the first black soldiers to fight in the Civil War In fact, he was so well spoken that people didn t believe he had once been a slave, so he wrote his autobiography.This book is part of the History Making Biography Series, which uses documentary photographs, colorful cartoons, and interesting facts to make history come alive It includes a timeline and a list of websites for further exploration on this great American The series enriches the minds of young historians.

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    1. Slaves change their last names to avoid being caught by slave catchers. Frederick Bailey changed his name to Frederick Douglass after he moved to New Bedford, Massachusetts. His speeches, books, and newspaper North Star became essential weapons in the abolition movement.

    2. History Makers Biography. A beginning biography that concentrates mostly on Douglass' early life and abolitionist work with only a few pages (4) that cover the post Civil War years.

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