Life Of A Slave Girl: Harriet Jacobs

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One of the well-known figures is Harriet Jacobs. Just Like Frederick Douglass, she was born a slave in 1813 in North Carolina. She had the opportunity to be educated by her owner. Jacobs left to a relative afther the death of the woman who owned her. She suffered from the sexual abuse of her master when she was a teenager. After that, she spent some years with her grandmohter and finally settled in Massachusetts. In 1862, she wrote her memoir called Incidents in The Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself and it was written under the pen name of Linda
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