What Does Frederick Douglass Mean When He Was Born Into Slavery

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Frederick Douglass wrote about how he was born into slavery, this meaning he had no rights whatsoever as a human. He talks about how he learned to read even though it was forbidden for him to do so. Slave owners believed that educating the slaves were dangerous because they feared it would help them escape to freedom. Douglass was determined to get an education regardless of the fact that slaves being educated was considered to be culturally wrong.
African American slaves were not considered people by many whites and had no rights at all during the time period of slavery. Douglass felt this was unfair and believed he had the right to be free just as any white man did (Douglass 2). Many slaves were often born into slavery, just like Douglass,

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