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    The Underground Railroad is not like the railroads that we see today, they were not made of box cars and rails. They were routes that the slaves took to get to freedom, these railways were built or used in late 1786 to 1865. They went from as far west as Kansas, and Texas and as far south as Florida, they all were made to go north to Canada, or to Mexico, or the Caribbean Islands where slavery is illegal. This was an impossible task for the slaves to do on their own. There were many factors on how

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    The Underground Railroad was a network of people who assisted fugitive slaves. Slaves that escaped from the south to the North and then to Canada. Run away slaves received assistance along the way from individuals who were involved in this network. The organization became successful the estimated 1810 and 1850, 100,000 slaves escaped from the South through the Underground Railroad. The abolition of slavery had been a concern for anti-slavery advocates since the inception of slavery. The first abolitionist

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    The Underground Railroad was a secret network as a whole and many who were apart of the operation remained in secrecy due not only to the fear of being caught, but so they could continue to help. To those who were accomplishes, this wasn’t about getting any credit but about standing up for something they believed in. These people risked their lives for nothing in return other then knowing they did the right thing. These people were called abolitionists and their goal was to end slavery during this

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    for many; the Underground Railroad rescued thousands of slaves from their plantations with the help of Harriet Tubman, Levi Coffin, and many more gracious people. The Underground Railroad wasn’t a railroad nor underground, it’s name came from it’s era, the steam engine was invented and also by the popularity of the railways being traveled; they also used the word underground because some parts went under barns along with it being kept as such a big secret. Was the Underground Railroad worth being created

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    The Underground Railroad is a counseling and advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and stalking. They are located locally in Saginaw, Michigan, but have offices and services the whole state of Michigan. This organization dates to 1976 when Barbara Klimaszewski was found and needed emergency shelter because she was a battered woman and needed it for her and her children. At that time there was not a program that existed and so a solution was needed. A group called Feminist United for

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    Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad is a dangerous method that slaves are still trying to escape from slavery. Slaves are traveling on foot during the nights without any sense of distance or direction. Harriet Tubman is under all what's going on now, she has helped thousands of slaves escape from slavery because she over heard rumors that she was going to be sold so she decided to do this. Each day slaves are missing. This Underground Railroad is hiding fugitives slaves and is providing

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    Harriet Tubman did much to ameliorate, and later, abolish slavery. Harriet was a strong and courageous woman and a well-known conductor of the Underground Railroads, around the 1850s. Harriet Tubman personal experiences throughout her life have shaped her to become the stout-hearted woman who helped many slaves escape to freedom, by using the Underground Railroad—a network of secret routes. As described in the novel “In their own words: Harriet Tubman,” Sullivan introduces varies hard-ships that Harriet

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    The Underground Railroad: Way to Freedom 3rd Draft Hope Conners The Underground Railroad is a very helpful and dangerous way slaves used to find freedom (TSI). This was a network of secret routes and safe houses to free African Americans (Underground Railroad 21). It started in the 1800s and ended by the time of the civil war (Crew). The Underground Railroad is an act that was shown to stop slavery (Underground Railroad 21). The Underground Railroad still acts as a representation for America that

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    Despite being labeled the “Underground Railroad”, this system was neither underground nor a railroad. The expression derived from the recent establishment of railroads in the United States and the system’s surreptitiousness. The railway terms were used as code words by those in the business. The different routes were called “lines”, stopping places were dubbed “stations”, those who assisted along the passage were known as “conductors”, and the fugitives were referred to as “packages” or “freight”

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    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman was like a conductor on a train. Running the underground railroad to free innocent slaves from certain neglect. What do people think when they hear the name Harriet Tubman. some might think of her as a dirty black others might call her a hero, or moses. Harriet Tubman was a very brave, and courageous woman. In this paper we will explore the childhood, life of slavery, and how she came to be known as the women called moses. Araminta was

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