Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Other Works - Word Cloud Classics (Paperback)

by Frederick Douglass

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Born into slavery in Talbot County, MD, Frederick Douglass became a champion of the abolitionist movement after escaping to the North in 1838. Douglass later remarked upon his arrival in New York, I have often been asked how I felt when I first found myself on free soil. And my readers may share the same curiosity. Readers did indeed share in this curiosity and Douglass became a much-admired orator and writer, active in both the abolitionist and the women's suffrage movements. Douglass is best remembered through his autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written By Himself. Along with My Bondage and My Freedom and several of Douglass' speeches, these writings offer important glimpses into American history and are now available in a chic and affordable edition as part of the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics. This edition includes: The Narrative of the Life of Frederick DouglassMy Bondage and My FreedomReception SpeechLetter to His Old MasterThe Nature of SlaveryInhumanity of SlaveryWhat to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?The Internal Slave Trade, The Slavery PartyThe Anti-Slavery Movement Lexile score: 1140

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