|Narrative of the Life of Frederick
Douglass: An American Slave (1845)
Douglass' first autobiography.
What to the Slave is
the Fourth of July (July 5, 1852)
delivered to the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society,
Rochester, N.Y. To illustrate the full shame of slavery,
Douglass delivered a speech that took aim at the pieties
of the nation
Monthly, May, 1861
Douglass' editorial of support for the Union in which
he encourages disunion abolitionists to rejoice in the success
of the government in Washington.
Bondage and My Freedom (1855)
Douglass personal history, divided between his first years as a slave and his later years
as a free man
"The Anti-Slavery Movement"
A lecture before the Rochester ladies' anti-slavery
society, Rochester, NY.
and Dayton (August 15, 1856)
Douglass' defense of the change in his campaign support from Gerrit Smith to Fremont
for the Presidency.
to the Republican National Convention, June 14-16, 1876 (pp. 26-27)