By Frederick Douglass,L. Diane Barnes,Orville Vernon Burton
Frederick Douglass used to be born enslaved in February 1818, yet from this such a lot humble
of beginnings, he rose to develop into a world-famous orator, newspaper editor, and champion of the
rights of ladies and African americans. He not just survived slavery to reside in freedom yet also
turned an outspoken critic of the establishment and an lively player within the U.S. political
method. Douglass recommended presidents of the U.S. and officially represented his nation in
the diplomatic corps. He was once the main well-known African American activist of the nineteenth
century, and he left a treasure trove of documentary proof detailing his existence in slavery and
achievements in freedom. This quantity gathers and translates important decisions from a variety
of Douglass’s writings, together with speeches, editorials, correspondence, and
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Frederick Douglass: A Life in Documents (A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era) by Frederick Douglass,L. Diane Barnes,Orville Vernon Burton