1.) Personal thoughts, Insights, and/or criticisms of Douglass’ narrative
2.) Slavery effect upon the African American Family
3.) How slavery corrupts everyone involved
4.) Douglass’ testimony refuting the antebellum view that “slaves are happy” If Frederick Douglass had been born white in 19th-century America, he would be remembered as a self-made man in the style of Thomas Edison. In 20th-century America, postwar, he could have been a counselor to presidents, like James A Baker, or perhaps a media personality, even Walter Cronkite.