The Underground Railroad : a primary source history of the journey to freedom

by Wolny, Philip.

Format: Print Book 2004
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Oversize j q 973.7 WOL
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Oversize
 
Call Number  j q 973.7 WOL
 
 
Summary
The Underground Railroad was a secretive and illegal organization that helped American slaves escape to freedom in the northern United States and Canada. This important book provides an in-depth study of the events and key figures behind the Railroad's formation and operation. This gripping historical narrative is told mainly through contemporary primary sources. Taken together, they relate in fascinating detail one of the darkest, yet most inspiring chapters in American history.
Contents
Laying the tracks
Paths to freedom
The freedom train gains steam
A gathering storm
Free at last!
Timeline
Glossary.

Additional Information
Series Primary sources in American history.
Subjects Underground Railroad -- Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
Underground Railroad.
Antislavery movements.
Fugitive slaves.
Publisher New York :Rosen Pub. Group,2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 64 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
ISBN 082394008X (library binding)
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