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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Frederick Douglass

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To begin, Douglass was born in Maryland. While he was there on a Maryland plantation Douglass said that the best thing that happen "was my learning to read and write, under somewhat disadvantages"(521). He was taught by his slave-owner at the age of eight. Until she stopped teaching him then he would get kids who went to school to teach him by giving them food. As he grew old and he gained more knowledge he set out to get the freedom that he wanted so much. At the age of twenty he ran away to Massachusetts because it was a free
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