Questions and Answers About Slavery and the Underground Railroad
- The Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and the U.S. Underground Railroad. Hood, Lottie Jones // International Congregational Journal;Spring2010, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p47
Rev. Jones speaks about something which has irrevocably captured her attention: the Underground Railroad of the United States of America and more specifically the lessons to be learned from it. In her words she says, 'it has called my name', and at the close of the presentation it is her desire...
- "A Great and Good People" Midwestern Quakers and the Struggle Against Slavery. Hamm, Thomas D.; Beckman, April; Florio, Marissa; Giles, Kirsti; Hopper, Marie // Indiana Magazine of History;Mar2004, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p3
Discusses the contributions of midwestern Quakers to U.S. history through their fight against slavery and racial injustice of African Americans during the 19th century. Racial attitudes of Orthodox Friends toward African Americans; Efforts of Quakers to improve the educational opportunities of...
- Freedom Train. Gonzalez, Clarisel // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;2/4/2008, Vol. 76 Issue 15, p4
The article focuses on the history of the Underground Railroad, a secret network of African-American and white citizens in the U.S. who worked together to help slaves escape to freedom. The Underground Railroad was a trail of safe houses in which people could hide as they escaped from slavery in...
- Understanding Slavery in America. Mueller, Mary // School Library Journal;Jun2008, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p73
The article reviews "Understanding Slavery in America," a box set of educational short films, released on DVD format.
- The Shared History of Staunton, Augusta County, Ripley Ohio, and Uncle Tom's Cabin. Wellington, Bill // Augusta Historical Bulletin;2010, Issue 46, p52
The article discusses the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," by Harriet Beecher Stowe and the history of the abolition movement in Staunton, Virginia and Ripley, Ohio. Ripley was founded by Colonel James Poage (d. 1820), whose history and genealogy are described. Poage donated money to found the First...
- Harriet Tubman. Reed, Lawrence W. // Freeman: Ideas on Liberty;Summer2015, p12
The article focuses on Harriet Tubman also known as Araminta Harriet Ross, a former slave and abolitionist, who has been known for her involvement in the Underground Railroad. Topics discussed include the amendment of the abolition of slavery in Great Britain and the U.S., her experience as a...
- The Underground Railroad and the Struggle Against Slavery. Blackett, Richard // History Workshop Journal;Oct2014, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p275
The heart of the Underground Railroad beats with the energy and determination of the enslaved who chose to flee slavery and the many people, black and white, who aided them. The four stories told here examine the motives of those who fled by looking at their actions and suggest ways to measure...
- Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery. NATHANS, SYDNEY // Journal of Southern History;Feb2015, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p188
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- Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery. // Journal of American History;Sep2014, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p583
No abstract available.