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"One and God make a majority." -- Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, circa 1818 — February 20, 1895) was an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining renown for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves did not have the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens. He became a major speaker for the cause of abolition. He may have been the most famous person in the U.S., after President Lincoln.

In addition to his oratory, Douglass wrote several autobiographies, eloquently describing his life as a slave, and his struggles to be free. His classic autobiography, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, is one of the best known accounts of American slavery.

After the Civil War, Douglass remained very active in America's struggle to reach its potential as a "land of the free". Douglass actively supported women's suffrage. Following the war, he worked on behalf of equal rights for freedmen, and held multiple public offices.

Douglass was a firm believer in the equality of all people, whether black, female, Native American, or recent immigrant. He was fond of saying, "I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong." From page 33: 'My point here is, first, the Constitution is, according to its reading, an anti-slavery document; and, secondly, to dissolve the Union, as a means to abolish slavery, is about as wise as it would be to burn up this city, in order to get the thieves out of it. But again, we hear the motto, "no union with slave-holders;" and I answer it, as the noble champion of liberty, N. P. Rogers, answered it with a more sensible motto, namely--"No union with slave-holding." I would unite with anybody to do right; and with nobody to do wrong."'

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Total Books: 436
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave
2014 - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave [Library of America Paperback Classic] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781598533514
ISBN-10: 1598533517
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Teen & Young Adult
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
2014 - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781628737363
ISBN-10: 1628737360
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Other Works
2014 - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Other Works [Word Cloud Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781626860643
ISBN-10: 1626860645
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Heroic Slave
2014 - The Heroic Slave (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781495494758
ISBN-10: 1495494756
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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My Bondage and My Freedom
2014 - My Bondage and My Freedom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780300190595
ISBN-10: 030019059X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
2013 - Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783849554194
ISBN-10: 3849554198
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Frederick Douglass A Life in Documents
2013 - Frederick Douglass a Life in Documents [A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780813934365
ISBN-10: 0813934362
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Great Speeches by Frederick Douglass
2013 - Great Speeches By Frederick Douglass [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486498829
ISBN-10: 0486498824
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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My Escape From Slavery
2013 - My Escape From Slavery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481153089
ISBN-10: 1481153080
Genre: History
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass And Selected Essays and Speeches
2012 - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Selected Essays and Speeches [Barnes & Noble Signature Editions] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781435136649
ISBN-10: 1435136640
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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My Bondage and Freedom
2012 - My Bondage and Freedom (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781481020947
ISBN-10: 1481020943
Genre: History
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The Frederick Douglass Papers Series Two Autobiographical Writings Volume 3 Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Written by Himself
2012 - The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Written By Himself (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781611205091
ISBN-10: 1611205093
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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In the Words of Frederick Douglass Quotations from Liberty's Champion
2012 - In the Words of Frederick Douglass Quotations From Liberty's Champion (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780801447907
ISBN-10: 0801447909
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Reference
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Abolition fanaticism in New York Speech of a runaway slave from Baltimore at an abolition meeting in New York held May 11 1847
Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass - A Slave
2010 - Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass - a Slave (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781450523325
ISBN-10: 1450523323
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Sclaverei Und Freiheit Autobiographie
2010 - Sclaverei Und Freiheit Autobiographie [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781142627386
ISBN-10: 1142627381
Genre: Nonfiction
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My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass With an Introduction by James M'cune Smith
2010 - My Bondage and My Freedom By Frederick Douglass with an Introduction By James M'cune Smith (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781153044714
ISBN-10: 1153044714
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Three Addresses on the Relations Subsisting Between the White and Colored People of the United States
2010 - Three Addresses on the Relations Subsisting Between the White and Colored People of the United States (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781152778719
ISBN-10: 1152778714
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Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Written by Himself His Early Life as a Slave His Escape From Bondage and His Complete History to the
2009 - Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2009 - The Narrative and Selected Writings [Modern Library College Editions] (Other)Paperback
2008 - The Complete Autobiographies of Frederick Douglas [An African American Heritage Book] (Paperback)Hardcover
2008 - The Magazine Articles of Frederick Douglass [An African American Heritage Book] (Paperback)
2008 - Selected Addresses of Frederick Douglass [An African American Heritage Book] (Paperback)
2008 - The Essential Frederick Douglas [An African American Heritage Book] (Hardcover)Paperback
2008 - A Will to Be Free Vol I [An African American Heritage Book] (Paperback)Hardcover
2007 - My Bondage and My Freedom Volume 1 of 2 [EasyRead Super Large 20pt Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - My Bondage and My Freedom Volume 2 of 2 [EasyRead Super Large 20pt Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave [Webster's Chinese-Simplified Thesaurus Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave [Barnes Noble C : An American Slave BN Classics Trade Paper] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2005 - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave [Barnes & Noble Classics Series - Barnes & Noble Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2002 - Narrative of the Life [SparkNotes Literature Guide] (Paperback)
1996 - Douglass Autobiographies [Library of America College Editions] (Hardcover)
Collected Works of Frederick Douglass [Notable American Authors] (Other)