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Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad

The Courageous Slaves, Agents, and Conductors
Landau, Elaine (Book - 2006)
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The story of the escape route used by fugitive slaves.
Authors: Landau, Elaine
Statement of Responsibility: Elaine Landau
Title: Fleeing to freedom on the Underground Railroad
the courageous slaves, agents, and conductors
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Twenty-First Century Books, c2006
Characteristics: 88 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 76-82) and index
Contents: Slavery : a Southern institution
The Abolitionist movement
Escape!
On freedom's path
Risky business
Heroes of the Underground Railroad : Levi Coffin and Harriet Tubman
Epilogue
Fugitive Slave Act of 1850
Emancipation Proclamation
Summary: The story of the escape route used by fugitive slaves.
Subject Headings: Underground Railroad Fugitive slaves United States History 19th century Antislavery movements United States History 19th century Abolitionists United States History 19th century Slavery United States History
Topical Term: Underground Railroad
Fugitive slaves
Antislavery movements
Abolitionists
Slavery
LCCN: 2005020358
ISBN: 0822534908
9780822534907
Branch Call Number: 973.7115 L
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Secondary Source - discusses the history of slavery in the United States (including the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850), slave life, the Underground Railroad, and the leaders, both black and white, of antislavery organizations.


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