How Did Frederick Douglass Value Education

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Frederick Douglass valued education because it have taught him what it means to have freedom. Frederick Douglass did value education because he shared his knowledge with other slaves and didn't give up on what he believed and that helped him learn to read and write. “Henry and John were quite intelligent and in a very little while after i went there i succeed in creating in them strong desire to learn how to write. “I agree to do so and accordingly devoted my sunday to teaching these my loved fellow slave how to read.”
Education is important because he cared about the education of others and he shared his knowledge with his friends, and i believed that if education was not important to him he would've given up on others and just cared about himself but no he shared with others because he thought it was an important thing for all. In conclusion Frederick douglass did value education because he shared his knowledge with …show more content…

“The argument which he so warmly urged, against my learning to read, only served to inspire me with a desire and determination to learn.” He never gave up even if someone tried to make him stray from his desire and talent he had the determination to find his joy. This is how much he valued education that he didn't let nobody tell him he can't learn He doesn't value education because it was a eye opener it showed him what was really going on around him and how unjust he is being treated ”I heard nothing without hearing it, and felt nothing without feeling it, and felt nothing without feeling it.” But even though you may think that he didn't value education because it showed him how unjust he was being treated He truly did because learning to read and write made him capable of teaching others how to also read and write This is why he valued education the way he

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