Frederick Douglas, english assignment help

Frederick Douglass grew to be a great leader in the fight against slavery due in great part to his literacy, and Douglass credited his freedom in large part to his education.

“Once you learn how to read, you will be forever free.”
― Frederick Douglass

“Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.”
― Frederick Douglass

Today, America has a public education system. The purpose of this system is to provide the basic academic skills that children need in their lives, such as reading and math. However, many modern students experience serious limitations to receiving a quality education, especially poor and minority children. Do some research on these limitations.

  • What contributes to a bad education in the public system?
  • Where does the funding for public education come from?
  • How are public education funds distributed?
  • What factors determine whether a school can get new books, smartboards, or other modern technologies?

Find two online resources to cite. Make sure that your sources qualify as reliable, such as a newspaper article, government site, or university study.

For your citation, include two pieces:

  • An MLA citation.
  • An Annotation.
    • Include a short paragraph after your citation. Your paragraph should include:
      • A summary of the information included at this source.
      • An evaluation. Was this a good source? Is this source biased? Why do you trust this source?

After you research and create your short annotated bibliography, write one paragraph about what you learned.

In summary, your Apply should include one paragraph, two citations, and two annotations.