Frederick Douglass recounts his experiences as a slave in Maryland, and his treatment at the hands of slave masters and overseers, before managing to escape to freedom in the north of the United States.
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10th Grade Informational Text 1300L
Abolishing Slavery: The Efforts of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln