Free Narrative Essays: The Life Of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglas was raised as a slave, after taking him from his biological mother and given to an elderly woman to raise him, several plantations away from his parents. (Puchner, 2012) This is where he learned how slaves were treated so different, how cruel the whites were and how inhumane they were. He kept hearing the talk of freedom, but in his eyes, he never thought it would ever happen until one day he was shipped to another plantation where the Mrs. Auld started to educate him. (Puchner, 2012) This is where having knowledge showed him that was what made slaves so different from the white man, was education. From that day forward, he vowed to one day to be a freeman and wanted to change the law to where there was no more slavery allowed. (Puchner, 2012) This is where he wanted the truth to be known how they have been getting treated and fought and argued his point why there should not be slavery. Frederick Douglass spoke out against how evil slavery is. He made it a point to show Americans how cruel, un biblical, immoral, unjust and unnatural slavery is.
His first speech was with the, “Garrison’s American Anti-Slavery Society” (Sundstrom, 2012) and then …show more content…
S. Constitution was unconstitutional to the natural law regarding slaves. Blacks were humans too, and they deserved to be entitled to the natural laws as well. “Douglass sided with Gerrit Smith and the Liberty party 's position that the United States ' founding documents were anti-slavery” (Sundstrom, 2012). Douglass also started to defend the violent resistance to slavery. He also argued that the United States Documents of the U. S. Constitution was founded to be anti-slavery. (Sundstrom, 2012) Even after these changes took place, slavery was still being allowed in the states, then followed by the reasons behind the farmer’s intentions which was altered. The U. S. Constitution was meant to be an anti-slavery document. (Sundstrom,