A short biography on the life of Frederick Douglass.
# 107730 | 1,222 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Sep 11, 2008 in African-American Studies (1870-1950) , African-American Studies (Racism) , African-American Studies (Historical Figures) , African-American Studies (Civil Rights)
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The paper discusses the life of Frederick Douglass, born a slave and the first African-American leader and abolitionist in American history. The paper notes that he escaped from slavery and became a powerful anti-slavery advocate as well as an advocate for women's rights. The paper continues by exploring the achievements, the many books that he wrote, and the various government positions he occupied.
Sample of Sources Used:
- McElrath, Jessica. The Life of Frederick Douglass. Your Guide to African-American History. The New York Times Company: About.com, 2007. Retrieved on July 12, 2007 from http://afroamhistory.about.com/pd.frederickdouglass1/a/bio_douglass.fhtm
- Rice, Alan. Frederick Douglass. American Studies. School of Humanities: Keele University, 2006. Retrieved on July 18, 2007 from http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/as/Portraits/rice-douglass.html
- UXL Newsmakers. Frederick Douglass, 2005. Retrieved on July 12, 2007 from http://www.findarticles.com/p/article/mi_gx5221/is_n19136182
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