By: Kendall Kikel, Alyssa Kincaid, and Amaya Glass
Background information: Frederick Douglass was a slave and tried to escape twice before he finally succeeded. He credited The Columbian Orator and clarifying and defining his views on slavery.
Accomplishments: Frederick Douglass was a human rights leader for the abolition movement. He was also the first African american to hold a high United States government rank.