Frederick Douglass
By: Shyanne Martinez

Evidence: Frederick Douglass was an awesome person of the Civil War because he helped the slaves gain rights during the war.

Warrant 1: He was a slave and he escaped at age 20. He wanted to help slaves to do the same.

Warrant 2: He was a consultant to President Lincoln and helped convince him that slaves should serve in the Union Forces.

Warrant 3: Douglass worked as a recruiter for the Union Army, and he helped the black people get into the Forces.

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