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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)

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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