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Frederick Douglass No Progress without Struggle Introduction Frederick Douglass made it his lifes work to champion the rights of blacks by speaking and writing about his first hand experiences with slavery Even after slavery was abolished Douglass continued to fight for blacks rights Throughout this struggle Douglasss ideas about the relationship between blacks and whites evolved When he was fighting for the abolition of slavery he was very radical in the way he spoke and in the measures he took to get the slaves freed After the Civil War when the slaves were emancipated Douglass felt that America had made the first step to progress but soon after he realized that the racism already instilled in Americans was too strong to challenge By the end of his life though Douglass again sought to achieve racial integration Frederick Douglasss Influential Background Frederick Douglass was a prominent figure in the abolitionist movement yet before his fame and success he experienced many trials and tribulations Born as a slave in Maryland around 1817 the date is not known he made two attempts to run away from his master On January 1 1836 he vowed to make his first attempt to run-away before the end of the year When the day came Douglass and his fellow conspirators were rounded up because one of the people changed their mind and revealed their plan to the master Douglass himself explains If my mother- then long in her grave- had appeared before me and told me that we were betrayed I could not at the moment have felt more certain of the fact 1 As the leader Douglass was chained and put into jail The second time in 1838 he had 17 some from his fiance borrowed protection and boarded a train going North until he reached New York 2 Once he arrived in
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