Presentation on theme: "Frederick Douglass “No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.” -Frederick."— Presentation transcript:
1 Frederick Douglass“No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow manwithout at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.”-Frederick Douglass
2 Early LifeFredrick Douglass was born in Maryland along the Tuckahoe River on a plantation owned by Hugh Auld.He was brought up by his mother at an early age, and the by his grandmother until he was seven.At age seven, he was sent to a neighboring plantation, and never saw his grandmother or mother again.
3 The Road to the NorthFrederick learned the horrors of slavery while on the plantation, but followed his grandfather’s motto, “keep on livin’”Frederick modeled himself after his grandparents, because of their strengthOn September 3, 1838 Frederick escaped the plantation and made in to New York City through the Underground Railroad.He got married to Anne Murray in New York City, then they continued north to New Bedford, Massachusetts.
4 Frederick Douglass Against Slavery Once free, Frederick Douglass became a famous abolitionist and a valued member of the abolitionist movementThe Abolitionist movement was a movement against slaveryFrederick Douglass contributed to the Abolitionist movement by…Giving speeches about his life as a slaveAttending abolitionist meetingsRecruiting northern blacks for the Union army during the civil warStarting The North Star, an anti-slavery newspaperAnd being an agent for the Massachusetts
5 Frederick Douglass’ Importance in Government Because of his effective abolitionist opinions, Frederick Douglass became an important leader and member in government.Frederick Douglass conferred with President Lincoln during the civil war.Frederick Douglass finalized the bonds of humanitarian reform between the continents.He recruited northern blacks for the Union army during the civil warFrederick Douglass was appointed the U.S. ambassador of Haiti
6 BibliographyDouglass, Frederick. Introduction. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave. By Douglass. N.p.:n.d. N. pag. Print“Frederick Douglass.” PBS: Africans in America. PBS, n.d. Web. 11 Apr“Frederick Douglass Quotes.” Brainy Quote. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr“A Short Biography of Frederick Douglass.” Frederick Douglass Comes to Life. Fremarjo Enterprises, Inc., n.d. Web. 11 Apr“timeline of Frederick Douglass and family.” African American History of west New York. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr
7 Brian Gamgort, Nick Lamont, and Dave Riculli U.S. History Pd. 5