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Douglass, Frederick W. definition

An abolitionist (see abolitionism) of the nineteenth century. Douglass, an escaped slave, was an especially captivating speaker. His autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, tells of the violence he suffered because of his beliefs. Late in his life, he attacked Jim Crow laws.

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