Frederick Douglass was an abolitionist who fought for the end of slavery. He was born a slave but escaped to freedom and became a powerful voice for the abolitionist movement.
Douglass wrote an autobiography that detailed his experiences as a slave and helped to raise awareness of the horrors of slavery.
He also gave speeches and lectures across the country to raise support for the abolition of slavery.
Douglass worked with other abolitionists like William Lloyd Garrison and Sojourner Truth to help end slavery.
He also helped slaves escape to freedom through the Underground Railroad.
After slavery was abolished, Douglass continued to fight for civil rights and helped pass the 13th Amendment which outlawed slavery. He also served as an advisor to President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. After the war, Douglass continued to work for civil rights and was appointed ambassador by President Grant in 1877 when he traveled abroad as part of his duties as ambassador.