What Does Frederick Douglass Mean To Say All Men Are Created Equal

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In the autobiography, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Douglass tries to change the reader's minds about the American idea that “All men are created equal.” He does this by sharing his experience as a slave. He shares the way that not all men were created equal. Douglass also shares the stories of him being beaten and whipped constantly over and over again. Douglass even shared stories from other slaves who never got justice. He lost his one supporter, his mom, at the young age of 7. Douglass also explains the challenges he went through during his time being a slave. Frederick Douglass wants his readers to believe that the phrase “All men are created equal” has different meanings for different people. Douglass wants his readers

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