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Underground Railroad

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The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses used by ... the Underground Railroad – more than 5,000 court cases for escaped slaves were ... The resulting economic im...

The Underground Railroad: History and Impact - American History

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The Underground Railroad operated as a secret organization dedicated to assisting runaway slaves from the South. The Railroad should not be thought of,  ...

Underground Railroad: A Path to Freedom - Eastern Illinois University

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The Underground Railroad was a secret system developed to aid fugitive slaves on their escape to freedom. Involvement with the Underground Railroad was ...

The Underground Railroad and the Coming of War | The Gilder ...

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But the phrase “Underground Railroad” is better understood as a rhetorical .... the effect of frustrating enforcement of federal fugitive slave laws (1793 and 1850).

The Underground Railroad Leaves its Tracks in History ...

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Feb 27, 2012 ... Image: An 1837 newspaper ad about a runaway slave from the book “The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom” By Wilbur Henry ...

Underground Railroad | HistoryNet

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Established in the early 1800s and aided by people involved in the Abolitionist Movement, the underground railroad helped thousands of slaves escape ...

Underground Railroad - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Underground Railroad, including videos, interesting ... on the Underground Railroad, leading hundreds of slaves to freedom.

The Underground Railroad - PBS

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The Underground Railroad, a vast network of people who helped fugitive slaves escape to the North and to Canada, was not run by any single organization or ...

Quakers & Slavery : Underground Railroad - Bryn Mawr College

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Quakers and the Underground Railroad: Myths and Realities ... The transition from slavery to freedom, particularly within a society where slavery is both .... In effect we are saying that we don't have to feel uneasy about the history of slavery  ...

Underground Railroad American Civil War History

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Slaves passed information about methods of escape by word-of-mouth, in stories, and through songs. No actual trains existed on the Underground Railroad, but ...

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The Underground Railroad [ushistory.org]

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Lewis Hayden escaped from slavery through the Underground Railroad, eventually becoming a "conductor" from his Boston home. Any cause needs speakers ...

What were the effects of the Underground Railroad? | Reference.com

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Some of the effects of the Underground Railroad included slaves making it to freedom, the strengthening of the 1793 Fugitive Slave Law and leaders in the north ...

Underground Railroad - United States American History

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In 1834, the National Antislavery Society organized the Underground Railroad, which comprised the combined efforts of both white and black abolitionists to aid  ...