Have you heard the story when Douglas picked a field hand up by the neck and kicked his butt because the field hand was whipping Douglas for no good reason? True story.

Have you heard the story when Douglas picked a field hand up by the neck and kicked his butt because the field hand was whipping Douglas for no good reason? True story.

Frederick Douglass Escapes Slavery, 175 Years Ago - After his autobiography was published, Douglass went on a two-year speaking tour of Great Britain and Ireland in order to avoid recapture by his former owner, whose name and location Douglass had mentioned in the narrative.

Frederick Douglass Escapes Slavery, 175 Years Ago - After his autobiography was published, Douglass went on a two-year speaking tour of Great Britain and Ireland in order to avoid recapture by his former owner, whose name and location Douglass had mentioned in the narrative.

Frederick Douglass, an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves did not have the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens.

Frederick Douglass, an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves did not have the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens.

Your student will look for textual evidence in Frederick Douglass' autobiography in this worksheet.

Finding Text Evidence: Frederick Douglass

Your student will look for textual evidence in Frederick Douglass' autobiography in this worksheet.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass Wk 8

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass Wk 8

From Courage to Freedom: Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography (3 Lessons)

From Courage to Freedom: Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography (3 Lessons)

There is so much you can learn from Frederick Douglass’ life. He was a self-freed slave. Growing up in slavery was not an easy life and his autobiography is difficult to read because of the content. Knowledge and reading books opened his mind. This article Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Book Review, is my summary and musings about the book. I was introduced to this book via Rare Books that Inspire Learning, a list of must-read books that are off the beaten path. Click to read…

Book Review – Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

There is so much you can learn from Frederick Douglass’ life. He was a self-freed slave. Growing up in slavery was not an easy life and his autobiography is difficult to read because of the content. Knowledge and reading books opened his mind. This article Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Book Review, is my summary and musings about the book. I was introduced to this book via Rare Books that Inspire Learning, a list of must-read books that are off the beaten path. Click to read…

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