Slavery is one of the big issues in America. Frederick Douglass was one of the American slaves. He wrote a book call “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.” This book is one of the popular books in America because it is about Douglass’s life and how slaves and he were survived in the south during the 18th century. During that time, the between north and south of the United States was that most of the states from the south were slavery. He wrote this book because he wanted everybody to read and understand what happened to the entire slaves in the south during the 18th century and how the white people treated the slaves. Also, slaves had to survive cruelty life from white people. There was a separation between the white and black.
Frederick Douglass was born in 1818. Also he was born in Tuckahoe, Maryland. He was a son of a Negro woman and a white slaveholder. Before he got the name Frederick Douglass, his real name was Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey. He was intelligent and defiant. He was one of slaves that escaped successfully and alive. Also he recruited Negro volunteers for Civil War, and later he protected the rights of the freemen. Moreover, he became secretary of Santo Domingo Commission, Recorder of Deeds in the District of Columbia, and Untied States Minister to Haiti. He married Anna, his intended wife. Therefore, he died in 1895.
In the 18th century, slavery was a big issue in the United States. During that time, Maryland, consider as a state from the south, was one of the states that every white family owned a certain amount of slaves to work in the fields. In this book, Douglass explained too many scenes about how the slaveholders tortured the slaves. There were many cruelty things that the white treated their slaves. One of them was they separate the mother and her baby. For instance, in this quote, “My mother and I were separated when I was but an infant—before I knew here as my mother” (page 20)....