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by Philip Wolny

Author: Philip Wolny
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Rosen Pub Group; 1 edition (August 1, 2003)
Category: History
Rating: 4.7
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The intergration of the art and history is done well.

Examines the events and key figures behind the formation and operation of the Underground Railroad, the secretive and illegal organization that helped American slaves escape to freedom in the northern United States and Canada. The intergration of the art and history is done well. Teachers will appreciate the cross-curricular approach to history and art important additions to collections.

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The Underground Railroad was a secretive and illegal organization that helped American slaves escape to freedom in the northern United States and Canada. This important book provides an in-depth study of the events and key figures behind the Railroads formation and operation. This gripping historical narrative is told mainly through contemporary primary sources. Taken together, they relate in fascinating detail one of the darkest, yet most inspiring chapters in American history.

a primary source history of the journey to freedom. 1st ed. by Philip Wolny. Published 2004 by Rosen Pub. Group in New York. Underground railroad, Sources, Fugitive slaves, History, Juvenile literature, Antislavery movements, Internet Archive Wishlist. Examines the events and key figures behind the formation and operation of the Underground Railroad, the secretive and illegal organization that helped American slaves escape to freedom in the northern United States and Canada. The freedom train gains steam.

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The Underground Railroad was a network of people, African American as well as white, offering shelter and aid to escaped .

The Underground Railroad was a network of people, African American as well as white, offering shelter and aid to escaped slaves from the South. The earliest mention of the Underground Railroad came in 1831 when slave Tice Davids escaped from Kentucky into Ohio and his owner blamed an underground railroad for helping Davids to freedom. In 1839, a Washington newspaper reported an escaped slave named Jim had revealed, under torture, his plan to go north following an underground railroad to Boston.

I chose to include this primary source because it shows that not all white .

I chose to include this primary source because it shows that not all white people were against slavery. There were very few that were willing to help, but the ones that did assist had a profound effect on the Underground Railroad The source features an advertisement for William Still’s book, The Underground Railroad His book, The Underground Railroad, includes notes of the fugitives he took in, letters from other fugitives and Underground Railroad helpers such as Thomas Garrett and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

The Underground Railroad had far more lines crossing Ohio than Pennsylvania or New York, yet Ohio has only seven references in the index as compared with dozens for Philadelphia and far more than that for New York.

Examines the events and key figures behind the formation and operation of the Underground Railroad, the secretive and illegal organization that helped American slaves escape to freedom in the northern United States and Canada.