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Underground Railroad


Route[edit]. To reduce the risk of infiltration, many people associated with the Underground Railroad knew only their part of the operation ...

Map of Routes - National Park Service


For a more detailed map of escape routes of the Underground Railroad produced by the National Park Service Cartographic Staff at Harpers Ferry Center.

The Underground Railroad Route - National Geographic Society


Students will identify slave states and free states during the time of the Underground Railroad, explore the challenges of escaping, and choose the route they ...

Interactive Map: The Underground Railroad


This map will help you learn more about major routes used by people on the Underground Railroad. Click on the routes listed in the Legend. Name three places ...

Underground Railroad: A Path to Freedom - Eastern Illinois University


The term Underground Railroad referred to the entire system, which consisted of many routes called lines. The free individuals who helped runaway slaves ...

Underground Railroad (UGRR) | Adventure Cycling Route Network ...


The Underground Railroad Bicycle Route (UGRR) memorializes the Underground Railroad, traversing landscapes and historic communities from Mobile, ...

Underground Railroad, The (1820-1861) | The Black Past ...


The Underground Railroad was established to aid enslaved people in their escape to freedom. The railroad was comprised of dozens of secret routes and safe ...

Travel on the Underground Railroad | Underground Railroad | PBS


identify the journey of fugitive slaves on the Underground Railroad - discuss the ... use Google Maps to create an escape route for slaves. Focus Questions

Underground Railroad Terminology | Underground Railroad | PBS


As a descendent of travelers on the Underground Railroad, I grew up ... words often used on the Underground Railroad were: “tracks” (routes fixed by abolitionist ...

Underground Railroad - Runaway Slaves method of escape


Songs like "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," and "Go Down Moses" may have contained secret messages detailing escape routes for runways. Another popular song ...

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What routes did the Underground Railroad follow through Maryland?


There were many different routes that slaves took as they traveled north to freedom. ... Some white captains were also conductors for the Underground Railroad.

The Underground Railroad - National Geographic Society


Nov 16, 2011 ... Map. The Underground Railroad was the network used by enslaved black Americans to obtain their freedom in the 30 years before the Civil ...

Underground Railroad - Black History - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Underground Railroad, including videos, interesting ... The network of routes extended through 14 Northern states and “the  ...