He was born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Frederick disguised himself as a sailor
September 3, 1838
He boarded a northbound train, using money from Anna to pay for his ticket.
Douglass published his first autobiography
It was called Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, to lay those doubts to rest.
Douglass published his second autobiography
He called it, My Bondage and My Freedom, which expanded on his first autobiography and challenged racial segregation in the North.
Frederick Douglass worked tirelessly to make sure that emancipation would be one of the war’s outcomes
The nation erupted into civil war over the issue of slavery.
Douglass moved to Washington, D.C.
There were multiple reasons for their move: Douglass had been traveling frequently to the area ever since the Civil War, all three of their sons already lived in the federal district, and the old family home in Rochester had burned down.
Frederick Douglass remarried Helen Pitts
Shes an activist and the daughter of former abolitionists.
Douglass and Helen traveled to Europe and Africa
1886 - 1887
That was part of their married life was spent abroad.
Frederick Douglass Died
Douglass attended a meeting for the National Council of Women