Biography: Frederick Douglass

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This biography of Frederick Douglass focuses on his escape from slavery in Maryland, his support for women's suffrage, and his prominent role in both the abolitionist movement and full equality for African Americans in the years after the Civil War.

The biography includes a series of questions based on the reading.

In using this in my own class room, students are encouraged to:

1. Number the paragraphs

2. Read the biography

3. Highlight answers in the reading

4. Use complete sentences

The answer key demonstrates these steps.

You can also purchase the biography as part of a general series I have posted on TpT: Biographies in American History.

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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