A Speech On Frederick Douglass As A Slave

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The person that I chose for my speech is Frederick Douglass and the reason I chose him was because he was a slave so I thought it would be very interesting to learn about him. Frederick Douglass Augustus
Washington Bailey was his full name. He was born February 1818. They don’t know the day he was born so they celebrated it on February 14. He was the first African American citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank.
Frederick lived with his grandmother. His mother died when he was around
10 years old. Frederick Douglass was sent to the Baltimore home of Hugh
Auld. Douglass was a slave pretty much his whole life. He escaped when he was 20 and went on to become a world renowned anti-slavery activist.
Frederick Douglass was a leader in the anti-slavery
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