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The Underground Railroad

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The transatlantic slave trade and the fugitive slave laws in the late 18th century led to a significant increase in the number of people seeking freedom. Runaway slaves were often aided in their escape by a growing network of people who saw slavery as morally reprehensible. This work explores this intriguing time in American history.
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Facts on File (first published January 1st 2006)
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Apr 02, 2016 Achraf rated it really liked it
The Underground Railroad
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The informative history book, The Underground Railroad, is well written by Michael Burgan. First of all, this book focuses on the use of the Underground Railroad and how it has helped slaves escape to freedom. The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes that led many slaves to freedom. But if the slaves were caught, they would be executed. In 1838, many slaves decided to escape to the North on the Underground Railroad. They would travel hundreds of m
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