Frederick Douglass Notes Frederick Douglass was born a ___________ in Maryland As a young boy, he was sent to __________ take care of children. Early life Gaining Freedom Life as a Free Man There, he learned to _________ and _________. When he was 20 years old, Douglass boarded a_________ for New York. He would never call another man __________again. Frederick Douglass became an ________, who worked to end _______. In 1845, he published the story of his life: Narrative in the life of Frederick __________. When his book was published, Douglass quickly escaped to England before _________ _________ could get him. He returned from England a free man and published the North __________, a newspaper that spread the abolitionist message.