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The Underground Railroad Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Doubleday Books
  • Release : 02 August 2016
  • ISBN : 0385542364
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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"Oprah's Book Club 2016 selection"--Sticker on jacket.

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The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : Colson Whitehead
  • Publisher : Doubleday Books
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • ISBN : 0385542364
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"Oprah's Book Club 2016 selection"--Sticker on jacket.

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : Raymond Bial
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1999-09
  • ISBN : 9780395979150
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Portrays the activities of the Underground Railroad in the years prior to the Civil War, and documents the routes, lives, hardships, and accomplishments of the "conductors" and their "passengers," the escaped slaves.

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : Ann Malaspina
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781438131290
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When the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 was passed by Congress, the flight to freedom for runaway slaves became even more dangerous. Even the free cities of Boston and Philadelphia were no longer safe, and abolitionists who despised slavery had to turn in fugitives. But the Underground Railroad, a secret and loosely organized network of people and safe houses that led slaves to freedom, only grew stronger. Since the late 1700s, blacks and whites had banded together to aid runaways like

John Todd and the Underground Railroad

John Todd and the Underground Railroad
  • Author : James Patrick Morgans
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2006-10-04
  • ISBN : 9780786427833
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"Details the life of Reverend John Todd and presents the story of the Underground Railroad station in Tabor. Todd provided spiritual guidance for the residents who joined the abolitionist movement. Todd's service in the Union Army, jubilation with Federal

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : DIANE Publishing Company
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1995-02
  • ISBN : 0788146572
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A study by the National Park Service on how to best interpret & commemorate the Underground Railroad, emphasizing the approximate routes taken by slaves escaping to freedom before the Civil War. Findings: the Underground Railroad story is nationally significant; a few elements of the story are represented in existing National Park Service units & other sites, but many important resource types are not adequately represented & protected; many sites remain that meet established criteria for designation as national historic landmarks; many sites are

The Underground Railroad Records

The Underground Railroad Records
  • Author : William Still
  • Publisher : Modern Library
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24
  • ISBN : 9781984855053
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A riveting collection of the hardships, hairbreadth escapes, and mortal struggles of enslaved people seeking freedom: These are the true stories of the Underground Railroad. Featuring a powerful introduction by Ta-Nehisi Coates As a conductor for the Underground Railroad—the covert resistance network created to aid and protect slaves seeking freedom—William Still helped as many as eight hundred people escape enslavement. He also meticulously collected the letters, biographical sketches, arrival memos, and ransom notes of the escapees. The Underground

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
  • Author : Dan Stearns
  • Publisher : Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
  • Release Date : 2005-12-15
  • ISBN : 083686428X
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Traces the life and accomplishments of the heroic abolitionist who escaped from slavery in Maryland in 1849, and became the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad.

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : Ann Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 0756501024
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Describes the underground railroad which helped slaves escape to freedom.

History of the Underground Railroad

History of the Underground Railroad
  • Author : Robert Clemens Smedley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1969
  • ISBN : PSU:000028155447
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Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad

Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad
  • Author : J. Blaine Hudson
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2006-03-03
  • ISBN : 9780786424597
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Fugitive slaves were reported in the American colonies as early as the 1640s, and escapes escalated with the growth of slavery over the next two hundred years. As the number of fugitives rose, the Southern states pressed for harsher legislation that they thought would prevent escapes. The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 criminalized any assistance, active or passive, to a runaway slave--yet it only encouraged the behavior it sought to prevent. Friends of the fugitive, whose previous assistance to runaways had

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : Mary Ellen Snodgrass
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-03-26
  • ISBN : 9781317454151
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The culmination of years of research in dozens of archives and libraries, this fascinating encyclopedia provides an unprecedented look at the network known as the Underground Railroad - that mysterious "system" of individuals and organizations that helped slaves escape the American South to freedom during the years before the Civil War. In operation as early as the 1500s and reaching its peak with the abolitionist movement of the antebellum period, the Underground Railroad saved countless lives and helped alter the

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : William Still
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1871
  • ISBN : CHI:18174457
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The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : R. Conrad Stein,Charlotte Taylor
  • Publisher : Enslow Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2015-07-15
  • ISBN : 9780766070158
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The Underground Railroad was a complex network of secret routes, safe houses, and courageous men and women, both black and white, who helped slaves escape to free states and to Canada. "Conductors," such as Harriet Tubman, risked recapture in the South guiding slaves to freedom. Readers explore the formation of this extremely effective anti-slavery escape network and the people who made it work.

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : William Still
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2018-02-05
  • ISBN : 9788026883173
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"The Underground Railroad" chronicles the stories and methods of some 649 slaves who escaped to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Author, William Still included his carefully compiled and detailed documentation about those that he had helped escape into the pages of The Underground Railroad Records. William Still (1821-1902) was an African-American abolitionist in Philadelphia, conductor on the Underground Railroad, businessman, writer, historian and civil rights activist.

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : Judy Dodge Cummings
  • Publisher : Nomad Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-20
  • ISBN : 9781619304871
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Imagine leaving everything you’ve ever known—your friends, family, and home—to travel along roads you’ve never seen before, getting help from people you’ve never met before, with the constant threat of capture hovering over your every move. Would you risk your life on the Underground Railroad to gain freedom from slavery? Tens of thousands of African American men, women, and children did just that, and thousands more risked their lives to help them. In The Underground