How Did Frederick Douglass Become Free

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Slave. The name given to a person who is the legal property of an owner, forced to obey their every commands. Frederick Douglass, a former slave, abolitionist, and author of,“The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass”, reminisces about the hardships he faced growing up as a slave and how he took any chance he got to educate himself on why he deserves to be as equal as the white man. One key argument is from the suffering Douglass watched and experienced himself which led to him understanding why he should escape the life that he was facing.

Before Douglass can become free, he has to learn the truth about slavery, which means enduring pain and loss, surviving tremendous pain before he can actually become free. When watching his Aunt

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