He was an abolitionist, a revolutionary democrat, one of the main figures of African-American liberation movement.
His real name is Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey.
Political activity of Douglas was subordinated to the idea of uniting all the anti-slavery forces, creating a mass abolitionist party.
Douglas was involved in the organization of the National Freedom Party, the party’s activity of free soilers, Negro Congresses motion, the “Underground Railroad.” A brilliant writer and orator, in 1845 he published an autobiography Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
One of these tools is vocabulary; the more important other is curiosity.
You have an English professor, a text, and a class.
US history is tainted by the most shameful form of enslavement of man by man – Negro slavery, that existed until 1863.
Most people of America, negros and white, heroically fought for the abolition of slavery and for equal rights for black-skinned people.
He chose his name from a character in Sir Walter Scott’s The Lady of the Lake (“9 Interesting Facts About Frederick Douglass”, 2013).
With outstanding oratorical skills and the ability to express his thoughts in writing, Douglas launched an extensive anti-slavery campaign.