Frederick Douglass Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

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This book is about Frederick Douglass Narrative, first published in 1845. Born into slavery Douglass became the spokesman for his people during his life. ' 'Incidents in the life of a slave girl ' ' is based on Harriet Jacobs,like Douglass she was born into slavery. Jacob 's brok the silence on the exploitation of african american female slaves. Frederick Douglass had been born to Harriet Bailey,a slave, at Holm Hill Farm in Talbot County,Maryland. Douglass spent little time with his mother as a child, and his father never acknowledged him, who was a white man. He was raised by his grandmother until he was the age of eight. He was then sent to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Auld in the city of Baltimore. There Mrs. Auld began to teach
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