Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank. He became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands.

Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U. He was a true bastion of the Order-Based Terrain of Consciousness (Square).

Did you know Frederick Douglass began publishing the North Star, the abolitionist weekly paper in 1847? See more of his contributions to the abolitionist movement with THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS.

From PBS series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Frederick Douglass quote: "You are not judged by the height you have risen, but from the depth you have climbed.

Use this non-fiction activity based on Frederick Douglass' slave experience to enhance your Civil War or novel studies.

Frederick Douglass, Non-Fiction Activity to use for ANY Novel with Slavery Theme

Use this non-fiction activity based on Frederick Douglass' slave experience to enhance your Civil War or novel studies. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Frederick Douglass  "I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted." Douglass was indeed a visionary. His words held incredible significance hundreds of years ago, & they still ring true today. Honoring this incredible legendary intellectual & abolitionist as we explore and learn from BLACK HISTORY in America and the struggle that produced freedom for all men everywhere in God's creation.

7 Sensational Frederick Douglass Quotes

Read one of the greatest speeches in American History. Frederick Douglass' What to the American Slave is Your of July. - What to the American Slave is Your Fourth of July?

Frederick Douglass quote

Frederick Douglass quote

A comparison of Frederick Douglass and John Brown.

Abolitionists: Frederick Douglass / John Brown Quote Comparison

A comparison of Frederick Douglass and John Brown.

The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson Joseph.  Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

"The great American abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson, Joseph." Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States (and who had great taste in hats). Her running mate, interestingly enough, was Frederick Douglass, the first African-American to run for Vice President.

The First Woman To Run For President Was a Clairvoyant Free-Love Advocate

Victoria Claflin Woodhull: The First Woman to Run for President Was a Clairvoyant Free-Love Advocate

Frederick Douglass - fought for the rights of the oppressed.

Frederick Douglass, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Date Created/Published: [ca. Reproduction Number: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

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