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My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass: Summary & Explanation

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How many autobiographies did Frederick Douglass write?

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1. Describe the split of topics in My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass.

2. In which Massachusetts city did Frederick Douglass become heavily involved in the abolitionist movement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will allow you to test your understanding of Frederick Douglass' book My Bondage and My Freedom. Some of the areas you will be quizzed on include the primary focus of the book, the main reason Douglass wrote the book and the city where his abolitionist movement became most popular.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By taking this quiz, you'll be able to assess your knowledge of:

  • The number of autobiographies Douglass wrote
  • The split of topics in My Bondage and My Freedom
  • Who mostly inspired Douglass to pursue his freedom

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz to help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important content from the related lesson on My Bondage and My Freedom
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the author
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding the author's life and book

Additional Learning

Get more details on Douglass' book by reviewing the accompanying lesson called My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass: Summary & Explanation. Some additional learning goals are:

  • Detail who Frederick Douglass is
  • Compare his first autobiography with this book
  • Discuss his views about the injustices of slavery
  • Address his skill in writing and why some believed he was never a slave
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