Similarities Between Frederick Douglass And Booker T Washington

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“Character, not circumstances, make the man.” Booker T. Washington. This quote describes how Booker T. Washington and Fredrick Douglas managed to get through slavery and became great speakers and writers. Up From Slavery is written by Booker T. Washington and is about his life story growing up as a slave but freed by the emancipation proclamation and eventually became a great spokesman. The narrative life of Fredrick Douglas is written by Fredrick Douglas and is about his extremely hard life as a slave. Even though Booker T. Washington and Fredrick Douglas had different experiences being slaves they both had many similarities. They had a past of being slaves, both were eventually freed, and both became great speakers. First, both Washington

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