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Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist and Advisor to the President-- Frederick Douglass as a Slave and Free-man

Student Task #6-- Read about Frederick Douglass' Life as Slave and as a Free Man 

Working backward in time, your job now is to study and read about Frederick Douglass' years before freedom.  In this you will learn of his servitude, brutal punishments, illegal education and his escape to freedom. & at the

READ:  American Memories Collection of the Library of Congress.

1.  Write a narrative essay describing the life of Frederick Douglass as a slave, and in his

 escape.  Include how he finally got his freedom. 

2.  Make an illustrated timeline (traditional poster or computer presentation) about Frederick

Douglass' life.


 A List of the Frederick Douglass Activity Tasks