Frederick Douglass has been told his whole life who he was, what he was, and where he belonged. He was separated from his mother at a very young age. The family that he knew where his fellow slaves, and most of them were not his real family. He was led to believe that his father was his master, the man who would whip him and treat him as property and not as a
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freedom. It is ironic that he went to England, the land that America fought for freedom from. Our forefathers wanted a better life for us, they wanted us to have life, liberty, and happiness, and here we are depriving thousands of people that because of the color of there skin. The logic here is missing a beat. Everything that every American was striving for, we deprived these people of, something is just not right there.