Who was Frederick Douglass?

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Born into slavery in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass was determined to gain freedom--and once he realized that knowledge was power, he secretly learned to read and write to give himself an advantage. After escaping to the North in 1838, as a free man he gave powerful speeches about his experience as a slave. He was so impressive that he became a friend of President Abraham Lincoln, as well as one of the most famous abolitionists of the nineteenth century.
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subject_facet Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Antislavery movements -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Douglass, Frederick, -- 1818-1895 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Who was Frederick Douglass?
title_full Who Was Frederick Douglass?, Who was Frederick Douglass? / by April Jones Prince ; illustrated by Robert Squier
title_short Who was Frederick Douglass?
topic_facet Abolitionists, African American Nonfiction, African American abolitionists, Antislavery movements, Biography & Autobiography, Douglass, Frederick, History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Sociology