Frederick douglass is a major character in the 1997 novel how few remain by harry turtledove, an alternate history in which the confederacy won the civil war and douglass must continue his anti-slavery campaign into the 1880s. Geared toward readers seeking to learn about antislavery and abolition in us or african american history, abolition and antislavery: a historical encyclopedia of the american mosaic addresses a period of particular significance: the years that shaped the sectional debates leading up to the civil war. Frederick augustus washington bailey douglass (circa1818-1895) was an abolitionist for the north and fought to freeslaves, born in talbot county, maryland in february 1818. Frederick douglass was an escaped slave who became a prominent activist, author and public speaker he became a leader in the abolitionist movement, which sought to end the practice of slavery.
Frederick augustus washington bailey was born into slavery in talbot county, maryland, around 1818 the exact year and date of douglass' birth are unknown, though later in life he chose to. Douglass, frederick frederick douglass, oil painting by sarah j eddy, 1883 in the frederick douglass national historic site, washington, dc national park service at a nantucket , massachusetts, antislavery convention in 1841, douglass was invited to describe his feelings and experiences under slavery. Frederick douglass kaya robinson mrs dabalos ib history of the americas l 6 th hour 4 may 2012 frederick augustus washington bailey was born a slave in talbot county, maryland to.
Frederick douglass (née frederick augustus washington bailey) was born a slave in the state of maryland in 1818 after his escape from slavery, douglass became a renowned abolitionist, editor and feminist. Facts, information and articles about abolitionist movement, one of the causes of the civil war abolitionist movement summary: the abolitionist movement in the united states of america was an effort to end slavery in a nation that valued personal freedom and believed all men are created equal. Surname 1 name tutor institution course date fredrick douglass autobiography frederick douglass was born in the 1800s in talbot county, to his mother betsy bailey and a presumed white father, his master.
Two hundred years ago this month, frederick augustus washington bailey was born at holmes hill farm in talbot county, maryland his mother harriet bailey, was a slave, and it is believed that his father was aaron anthony, harriet's master and an overseer on one of the lloyd family farms on the eastern shore. Frederick douglass became one of the most famous individuals in american history due to his bold support for the abolition of slavery after living in relative freedom in the north, douglass attended an anti-slavery convention on nantucketisland in massachusetts in 1841. Resolved, that the formation of the abolition societies, and the acts and doings of certain fanatics calling themselves abolitionists, in the nonslaveholding states of this confederacy, are in direct violation of the obligations of the compact of the union, dissocial and incendiary in the extreme. Frederick douglass (born frederick augustus washington bailey c february 1818 - february 20, 1895) was an african-american social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.
The confederate states of america was a collection of 11 states that seceded from the united states in 1860 following the election of president abraham lincoln. By dr noelle trent director of interpretation, collections and education frederick douglass, an icon of american history, was born frederick augustus washington bailey in talbot county, maryland in 1818 born a slave, douglass esca.
Frederick douglass escaped from slavery and became one of the most important african american leader of the 1800's he gave speeches against slavery and wrote many autobiographies intended to show the injustices of slavery. The united states colored troops (usct) served on many battlefields, won numerous medals of honor, and ensured eventual union victory in the war on december 6, 1865, eight months after the end of the civil war, the united states adopted the 13th amendment to the constitution, which outlawed the practice of slavery.