The Major Events In the Life of Frederick Douglass

Timeline created by ihaque
  • Frederick Douglass is Born

    Frederick Douglass is born as a slave at Holme Hill Farm
  • Frederick Douglass learns to read

    Sophia Auld teaches Frederick Douglass how to read, her husband stops her.
  • Th first runaway of Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass ran away from his home to Havre de Grace, Maryland.
  • The mariage of Frederick Douglass and Anna Murray

    Frederick Douglass marries his wife Anna Murray Douglass on
  • Frederick Douglass joins the anti-slavery conventions

    Date: no exact date, so I inserted January 1st, same for anything else with a date of January 1st
    Frederick Douglass participated in the American Anti-Slavery Society's Hundred Conventions project, which included the wide known Seneca Falls Convention.
  • The 1st narrative of Frederick Douglass published, called "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass"

    This book is the most known book by Frederick Douglass, it explains Douglass's strouggle with slavery.
  • Frederick Douglass joins the "North Star"

    Frederick Douglass proceeds to help the Anti-Slavery movement by joining the "North Star" anti-slavery newspaper.
  • The new "North Star" is "Frederick Douglass's Paper"

    Frederiick Douglass takes over the North Star and changes the name to "Frederick Douglass's Paper," it is the new anti-slavery newspaper.
  • Frederick Douglass is the Draw

    Frederick Douglass is given the respected position of the draw at the National Negro Convention in Rochester.
  • The 2nd book is out

    Frederick Douglass publishes his second book called "My Bondage and My Freedom"
  • Escape to Canada and then to....England?

    Frederick Douglass escapes to Canada to avoid being arrested as an accomplice in John Brown's plan to seize Harper's Ferry and sails to England.
  • Frederick Douglass served Abraham Lincoln's

    Frederick Douglass was Abraham Lincoln's advisor during the Civil War
  • Douglass attends convention for women

    Frederick Douglass attends convention of Equal Rights Association.
  • Vice President nominee? When did that happen?

    Frederick Douglass was the second African Amenrican to be nominated for Vice President.
  • Frederick Douglass appointed Marshall of United States

    Frederick Douglass was nominated US Marshall.
  • Appointed Recorder of Deeds in DC

  • 2nd marriage?

    Frederick Douglass marries Helen Pitt, his secretary,
  • The death of a hero named Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass died of a heart attack after a women's right convention.
  • Moumental Success for Frederick Douglass

    In 1898 Frederick Douglass recieved the first monument ever given to a black man, located in Rochester.
  • Period: to

    The life of Frederick Douglass