Frederick Douglass Struggles

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Frederick Douglass was born on june 26, 1818 and died on july 1895.Douglass spent seven relatively comfortable years in Baltimore before being sent back to the country, where he was hired out to a farm run by a brutal "slavebreaker". And the treatment he received was indeed brutal. Whipped daily and barely fed, Douglass was broken in body, soul, and spirit. Frederick Douglass then became a escaped slave who became a prominent activist. Douglass would continue to gave speeches for the rest of his life and would become a leading spokesperson for the abolition of slavery and for racial equality.
Douglass left on a two-year speaking tour of Great Britain and Ireland.Douglass welcomed the Civil War in 1861 as a moral crusade to ending the evil

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