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Religious Awakenings in Baltimore

D. H. Dilbeck

in Frederick Douglass: America's Prophet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636184
eISBN:
9781469636191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636184.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers Douglass’ early childhood years in Baltimore. It focuses especially on Douglass’s conversion to Christianity and his secretive effort to learn to read and write. The chapter ... More


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