- 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...
- Canada: The Promised Land for U.S. Slaves. REESE, RENFORD // Western Journal of Black Studies;Summer2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p208
After much fiery debate at the Constitutional Convention in 1787, delegates agreed to allow slavery, to continue exist on American soil. Embedded in this agreement, was a slave fugitive law, which stated that runaway slaves musts be lawfully returned to their rightful owners. It was this...
- National Park Service finds underground railroad had many routes, destinations and supporters. // Jet;3/4/96, Vol. 89 Issue 15, p20
Reports on the US National Park Service's (NPS) discovery that the Underground Railroad consisted of a complex network of individuals, sites, and routes instead on a single trail leading from the South to the North. Significance of the Underground Railroad to the anti-slavery movement; NPS's...
- TICKET TO FREEDOM. Weisman, Annette Gallagher; Farley, Thomas P. // Town & Country;Nov2004, Vol. 158 Issue 5294, p106
Focuses on the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Significance of the center to the struggle against slavery; Cost of the establishment; Information on a slave pen being displayed at the center.
- History That Never Happened. Aronson, Marc // School Library Journal;Apr2007, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p34
The article presents the view of the author reflecting on the rising problem of authentic historical scholarship in regards to the Underground Railroad movement of the United States. Recent discoveries and questions concerning the fabrication and popular mythology of the time period are...
- The Drinking Gourd: Compass to Freedom on the Underground Railroad. Joseph, Linda C. // Multimedia Schools;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p34
Presents information on the history of the Underground Railroad. Preservation of historic sites by the Friends of Freedom Society in Ohio; Interactive trip created by the National Geographic on the Underground Railroad; National Underground Railroad program implemented by the National Park Service.
- Across the Border to Freedom: The International Underground Railroad Memorial and the Meanings of Migration. FAIRES, NORA // Journal of American Ethnic History;Winter2013, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p38
The essay focuses on the symbolic meanings behind migrations and the history of the International Underground Railroad Memorial in Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. The author discusses the history of migration through the antislavery movement Underground Railroad, explores the...
- Underground Railroad (Film). Mueller, Mary // School Library Journal;Feb2003, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p73
Reviews the video recording 'Underground Railroad: Road to Freedom.'
- Safe Harbor. // School Library Journal;Spring2004 Supplement, Vol. 50, p54
Reviews the documentary film "Safe Harbor."