All Aboard to Freedom!

January 2003
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;1/31/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 15, p2
Presents information on the role of leader Harriet Tubman in the Underground Railroad, a group of routes that was used by African Americans to escape from slavery.


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