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Frederick Douglass

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Definition of the noun frederick douglass

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noun

  1. United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North (1817-1895)

People

  1. Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves lacked the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens. Many Northerners also found it hard to believe that such a great orator had been a slave.
    • also known as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey
    • born in Talbot County, child of Harriet Bailey
    • ethnicity: African American
    • nationality: United States of America
    • profession: Writer, publisher, statesman, author, orator
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    • died on (120 years ago) in Washington, D.C. of myocardial infarction
    • written works: "A Chinese Girl Graduate", "Abolition fanaticism in New York", "A Black diplomat in Haiti", "The claims of the Negro, ethnologically considered", "Collected Articles Of Frederick Douglass", "Escape from slavery", "Frederick Douglass", "From slave to statesman", "Life & Times of Frederick Douglas", "The mind and heart of Frederick Douglass", "My Bondage and My Freedom", "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave", "Negroes and the national war effort", "The Oxford Frederick Douglass reader", "The race problem", "Standing with the slave", "The Education of Frederick Douglass", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 1, Vol. 1: 1841-46", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 2, Vol. 1: Narrative", "Life and Times of Frederick Douglass", "The Life of an American Slave", "The narrative and selected writings", "Thoughts for all time", "Three African-American Classics", "Two Slave Rebellions at Sea", "U.S. Grant and the colored people", "Vida de Un Esclavo Americano", "Why I Became A Woman's Rights Man", "Why Is the Negro Lynched", "Words of Ages", "The Heroic Slave", "In the Words of Frederick Douglass: Quotations from Liberty's Champion", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 1, Vol. 2: 1847-54", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 1, Vol. 3: 1855-63", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 1, Vol. 4: 1864-80", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 1, Vol. 5: 1881-95", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 2, Vol. 2: Bondage and Freedom", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 2, Vol. 3: Life and Times", "The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series 3, Vol. 1: 1842-1852"
  2. Frederick Douglass a.k.a. Roberta Findlay is a cinematographer, film director, producer, editor, composer, actress and screenwriter.

Character

Frederick Douglass is a fictional character from the book Elijah of Buxton.

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  1. "Frederick Douglass" is an award-winning book by William S. McFeely.
    • subjects: History of the United States, United States of America, Abolitionism
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  2. "Frederick Douglass" is a book by Booker T. Washington.
    • genres: Biography, Autobiography
    • subjects: United States of America, Abolitionism, History of the United States
  3. "Frederick Douglass" is a book by Dorothy Jesse Beagle.
    • also known as "Frederick Douglass: (Robbers and deceivers, not God's will be done): musical drama in three acts"
  4. "Frederick Douglass" is a book by Mildred Barger Herschler.
  5. "Frederick Douglass" is a book by Frederic May Holland.
    • also known as "Frederick Douglass, the colored orator"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Essay (2012)

by Tracy Chevalier

Frederick Douglass W. E. B. Du Bois Charles Du Bos Friedrich Diirrenmatt Umberto Eco Maria Edgeworth The Edinburgh Review John Eglinton Loren Eiseley Vilhelm Ekelund George Eliot T. S. Eliot Ralph Waldo Emerson Encyclopedias and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of African American Military History (2004)

by William Weir

Perhaps the greatest, and certainly the most famous, recruiter of African American troops during the Civil War was an ex-slave, Frederick Douglass. The son of a slave mother and an unknown white man, Douglass was born in Tuckahoe, ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 24: Race by Thomas C. Holt, Laurie Beth Green, Charles Reagan Wilson

Blight, Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee (1989); Philip S. Foner, Life and Writings of Frederick ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Religions (2013)

by Larry G. Murphy, J. Gordon Melton, Gary L. Ward

Frederick Douglass Jordan Harvey Ben Kinchlow Edward Wilkinson Lampton Benjamin Franklin Lee James Haskell Mayo Donald George ...

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The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose. (Frederick Douglass)
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