New York : Crabtree Publishing Co., 2010.
1 online resource (64 p.) : ill. (some col.), map.
Slavery and escape
The invention of Frederick Douglass
The reinvention of Frederick Douglass
The storm builds
Still a lot of work to do.
Born into slavery, Douglass became an eloquent spokesperson for both black's and women's rights. During and after the Civil War, Douglass became a confidant of presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Douglass also argued for African Americans to be allowed to join the Union army in the fight for their own freedom.