Was a influential Black abolitionist, social reformer and statesman.
Who was he?
Frederick Douglass was a Black abolitionist, social reformer and statesman. He was very intelligent and a skilled writer / speaker who proved to be very influential.
What did it do?
He had escaped his slave owner and became a leader of the abolitionist movement
The star player for the abolitionists during the antebellum and civil war era. He was also a standing example of proving the south wrong because they compared blacks as stupid and barbaric while Douglas was smarter than most white men.