The Underground Railroad : a primary source history of the journey to freedom
|Format:||Print Book 2004|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
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.
ContentsLaying the tracks
Paths to freedom
The freedom train gains steam
A gathering storm
Free at last!
|Series||Primary sources in American history.|
-- 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.
|Publisher|| New York :Rosen Pub. Group,2004
64 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
|ISBN||082394008X (library binding)