Frederick Douglass: From Slave to Statesman

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Aug 15, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
Frederick Douglass was the foremost American abolitionist of the nineteenth century. From his 1847 founding of the North Star, the first African-American newspaper, to his term as U.S. minister to Haiti, the story of Douglass s life makes for inspirational reading. This compelling biography will give students a deeper understanding of how slavery shaped American history.
 

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Contents

A Voice of Freedom
5
Hard Lessons
18
A Great Escape
29
A New Last Name
36
The North Star
45
Signs of Trouble
55
Free at Last
68
War and Peace
80
Final Days
90
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