Frederick Douglass

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United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North (1817-1895)


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Steph is convinced that Mary Ann would have been among the packed audience at the Albion Assembly Rooms in Norfolk Street in North Shields on February 22 1860, to hear a speech by Frederick Douglass.
Frederick Douglass escaped slavery in America and went on fight for African-American rights
The project is already creating jobs for District residents, and once completed, the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge will have a tremendous impact on our citys transportation network and economic growth.
Douglass lived in one of the rowhouses for seven years when he moved to the District in the mid-1870s, according to the website for the Frederick Douglass Museum & Caring Hall of Fame.
The Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act would allot $94 mil lion over four years to Department of Health and Human Services to provide trafficking victims who are U.
The architects for the Frederick Douglass reading include Frederick Collins, a law professor at John Jay College, an historical expert on Douglass, a cultural advocate and resident of Oak Bluffs.
His most notable work is his autobiography "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave," which has personal descriptions of the horrors of slavery, making it one of the most important works of the era.
Le Cameleon joins Harlem's Restaurant Row, where some 30 food and dining hotspots have opened along Frederick Douglass Boulevard.
Lee--Shades of Gray, that the playwright Tom Dugan kept coming across the concurrent story of Frederick Douglass.
Also available as an ebook, To Raise Up a Nation: John Brown, Frederick Douglass, and the Making of a Free Country examines the American Civil War with particular emphasis on the role that African-Americans played in changing public sentiment against slavery.
In the Words of Frederick Douglass is a collection of approximately seven hundred quotations from one of the most famous African American leaders of the nineteenth century.
Frederick Douglass made his mark on history by defying all expectation, breaking himself out from being a slave to being one of the greatest thinkers of his era.
Chronicling the lives of two of the most prominent historical figures of all time, award-winning author Russell Freedman describes the individual struggles, strengths, and mutual respect that Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass shared as they sought to promote equality within a divided nation.
Sanelli and Rodriguez, who both teach history at the Frederick Douglass Institute at Kutztown U.
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