Who was Frederick Douglass?

Linked above is a short documentary for children about Frederick Douglass. This video is posted by Free School on YouTube. 


Lesson Plan Grades 7-8: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

(Authored by Kenna Rodgers, Utah Education Network)

Frederick Douglass Papers

(Library of Congress)

Frederick Douglass Timeline

(African American History of Western New York)

"Why am I a slave? Why are some people slaves and others masters? These were perplexing questions and very troublesome to my childhood. Then I found, too, that there were puzzling exceptions to this theory of slavery, in the fact that all black people were not slaves..."

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 ~Frederick Douglass 

Frederick's Three Autobiographies:

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Provided by the

Library of Congress

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Provided by Project Gutenberg

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Provided by the Online

Library of Liberty

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