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Underground Railroad

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Parent Category: African-American History
The Underground Railroad was a group of secret routes and safe houses that allowed slaves to escape to free states in the mid 1800s.

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The economy had been severely damaged during the war, especially in the South. It needed to be rebuilt.Foreign investment was also important. Foreign countries were able to trade with the South after the war.The Foreign Policy
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There was a secret way to get to the north and there were several different paths to go on. Most of the beginning slaves would be mett by Harriet Tubman and she would either lead them herself, or tell them where they could run to. The first stop usually was an abolitionist house in disguise. The peo…
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The south had an advantage because they knew what they were fighting for whereas the North wasn't quite sure. The south was fighting for their way of life. They were fighting because they didn't want to give their slaves up and they wanted their own government to be able to rule themselves. They di…
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Lots of people who worked on the construction of the first part of the London Underground (1860-1863), most notably Sir John Fowler. There has never been a specific station for 'Central London', only the various termini coming into the capital, terminating at an agreed (The 1846 Royal Commission on …
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There are no records that indicate who was actually the first slave.
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No, he was an author and speaker against slavery. He himself escaped slavery with the help of a free black woman in 1838, at the age of 20. He took a one-day trip in a sailor's disguise, from Maryland to New York City. After 8 years as a fugitive, abolitionists sent him on a speaking tour to England…
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He stood and spoke out against segregation and he did a boycott with Rosa parks and many others and he also did a civil rights movement
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She was called Moses (and if you ask me was very similar and deserved this title!) because she led people through the underground tunnel from slavery to freedom and safety!
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She was the property of Edward Brodress (deceased) or his estate and had been hired out to Dr. Anthony Thompson when she made her escape to freedom.
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Location of Underground Railroad Methods of Escape Slaves passed information about methods of escape by word-of-mouth, in stories, and through songs. No actual trains existed on the Underground Railroad, but guides were called conductors and the hiding places that they used, depots or station…
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Harriet Tubman DID NOT START THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD. but was one of the best condutors on the underground railraod.Levi Coffin was the leader of the Underground Railroad, helped slaves escape from the south to his home in the north, via the Ohio River, into Cincinnati.
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Prior to the US Civil War, the Underground Railroad was a network of ex-slaves, abolitionists, and Southern sympathizers who helped escaped slaves get to the free states and to Canada. Because many were pursued by their slavemasters, the operation was highly secret (underground). People who were aga…
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To free the black slaves
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railroads are tracks that trains travel among
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100,000 slaves escaped through the undreground railroad to freedom 50,000 slaves were reported to have escaped between 1830 and 1860.
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Answer The underground railroad helped the slaves get to freedom in Canada. If there was no Underground railroad there would still be slaves today. It starts in 1810 and ends in1850
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it not^above makes no sense......
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The South had better generals (Robert E. Lee) than the north did at the start of the war. Also, the south's troops typically had higher moral.
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She was a famous conductor, which also meant were people who led the runaways to freedom. Harriet Tubman was a born slave and helped escape many people to freedom, over 300, and was to be born around 1820. Harriet Tubman was so important because she was the most well known conductor of the Underg…
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www.nscorp.com . It is a long process but if you are willing to put in the time and take the obvious risks they will fill your pockets railroad job KNOCK UP THE UNION CHAIRMAN'S DAUGHTER
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to help slaves escape
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Negro slaves that escaped from their imprisonment followed a route north to Canada, where many people along the way took them in and gave them a place to eat, sleep and hide while their "masters" were looking for them. Many people that did take them in weren't Negro themselves, but Caucasians that w…
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Harriet Tubman built the underground railroad for the slaves to take a path so the slaves could escape and their owners won't catch them or beat them. Its just like the song follow the drinking gourd and the slaves had to follow the north star and see the drinking gourds its really good if you trave…
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The underground railroad was an informal network of people who, although in violation of the "Fugitive Slave Act" helped escaped slaves reach freedom in Northern States or Canada. The underground railroad wasn't actually a railroad nor was it underground. It was actually a system where slaves woul…
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When the US Constitution outlawed slavery, there was no longer a need for the Underground Railroad.
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If any of the railroads where hiring most of them do everything online now. Just go to there websites and fill out an application online. But right now February 2009 I know that a lot of them are laying off employees. Railroad worker 10 years.
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An enthusiastic cavalry tradition. The advantage of fighting nearly all the campaigns on home ground. and they had more slaves
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ideally a DNA test of the child should be matched with that of the usuall supects. If that is not possible the likely person is with who you had intercourse after the safe period and you have stopped having your menses after that.
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Harriet Tubman created the underground rail road.
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because it helped free the saves that wanted to be free
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Larry is a good friend of mine nothing short of wacked in a colorful sense. lives in Willits ca. Laura po box 516 willits ca 95490
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Tubman died on March 10 1913 in Maryland
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She is called the "Moses" of her people - she is also known as General Tubman. She did not have a nickname when she was a slave; when she started to save people from slavery her nickname was 'Moses' - an allusion to the prophet Moses who led the Hebrews to freedom.
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the underground railroad takes place in the south. slaves that ran from their masters followed the underground railroad to get to safety. the underground railroad reached its peak in the 1850's-1860's. 10,000 slaves are reported to have escaped to canada, but the us census beuro claims only 6,000 ma…
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mosses or minty or harriet of her people
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The underground railroad actually got its name when a slave named Tice Davids escaped from Kentucky in 1831 and swam across the Ohio River to freedom in Ripley, Ohio. According to legend, Davids' owner was chasing him in a boat when he lost sight of his swimming slave. The owner thought Davids must …
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The Old Testament stated that in Egypt, the Pharoh had slaves, also known as the isrealites, working on his pyrimids. These slaves were later saved by Moses.
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The person is currently unknown. Harriet Tubman used the Underground Railroad to escape slavery, so she didn't create it. A man ran away back when trains were still popular and the master couldn't find him, so he exclaimed, "He must have went on the Underground Railroad!" and the name sort of stuck.
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the underground railroad was established in the 1790s by Issac Hopperand the underground rail round is to help people from getting away from slavery
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Answer -she is called the moses of her people -she is also known as General Tubman
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More than 100,000 slaves used the underground railroad.
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Harriet Tubman died March 10, 1913. She was 94 when she died in Auburn, New York.
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the underground railroad was established in 19th century.
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 Some people believe it started around 1837; others say it began much earlier. So no one really knows when it started... Thanks!
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The underground railroad happened in the 1830
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it started somewhere in the south and ended in the north or in canada.
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The underground railroad started in 1923 (some say it started in 1619) by harriet tubman. It started in the South and in the north. it was NOT started by Harriet Tubman. It was started by Isaac Hopper in 1787 and he is known as the father of the underground railroad. Harriet was just one of the impo…
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It begin in about the 1700's
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The underground railroad ended 1865
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The Underground Railroad was important because it helped enslaved African Americans reach the North where they could expirence freedom.
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The purpose for a railroad was for transportation for slaves when they were first mad and now they are used for all kinds of things
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Who were the first slave in Europe. the first people to become slaves were the people of Slovania. their masters were the Greeks.the term SLAVE is originated from the word Slovania.
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Although some sources list that Harriet Tubman was born on March 10th, 1820, her actual date of birth is likely between 1820 and 1822, and possibly as late as 1825. Records were not organized or centralized, especially for slaves, during that period. Answer Harriet Tubman was born in 1820 and sh…
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im just really asking you how long was it i just thought abot 540 miles?i was realy 234 miles
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about a thousand people
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Tubman's Real Name Harriet Tubman's given name was Araminta Ross. She changed her first name to Harriet, which was her mother's name. The name Tubman came from her husband, John.
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Yes Harriet Tubman was a spy when her code name was nurse she did nurse duties when people came by her mission was to get as many fugitives.Yes she worked for the army.
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Answer No, she died at 93 of natural causes on 10 March 1913.
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he got killed by th zuni Indian tribe
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William Still is often regarded as the primary influence of the Underground Railroad. He wrote a book on his participation called "The Underground Railroad".However, it was a somewhat more spontaneous thing, as such things always form in such conditions. The Society of Friends were probably the key …
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the underground railroad was dangerous because on the way whites could turn you in, you could die from getting sick, or you could freez
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The underground railroad was not a real railroad but a secret (i.e. "underground," similar to the underground economy) network of abolitionists who escorted slaves to Canada. The related Wikipedia link lists several railway terms which the participants reused.
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There are many different accounts on how long the Underground Railroad lasted. It is believed to have started in the early 1800s. The peak of the railroad was between 1850 and 1860.
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234 miles long
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Harriet Tubman was famous for setting free hundreds and hundreds of slaves.
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How old is Harriet Tubman now?
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The month Harriet Tubman was born in is ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!…
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The Underground Railroad actually has its beginnings in Africa
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When she was young he died. Her father got bit by a snake.
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Harriet Tubman, after escaping from slavery herself, returned secretly several times to Southern states. First she brought out her own family members, then acted as part of the Underground Railroad taking escaped slaves to freedom in the North. She also helped some slaves get to Canada to avoid men …
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All molds are a fungus. It is both the most cost and the most effective fungicide (fungus killer) is sodium hypochlorite also known as common bleach. When NaOCl (bleach) is used properly it will kill all and every fungal mold (deuteromycota) also known as fungi imperfecti. Common concentrations at 1…
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The Underground Railroad stopped when Harriet Tubman's owner discovered that Harriet Tubman had escaped and went through the Underground Railroad? He then found out that the Underground Railroad was the key to escaping away from the South to the North.
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Harriet Tubman
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No body really knows the day she was born but we know the year. it was 1820 or 1821
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Memphis Tennessee
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 Arminta Harriet Ross
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houses all over and if it had a groomsmen in the front yard it ment it was a slave house
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The Underground Railroad was started to help slaves escape to freedom without getting caught.
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3. Why did people, particularly farmers, demand regulation of the railroads in the late 19th century?
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yes he was real
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Harriet Greene Ross & Ben Ross
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The Underground Railroad led to the North of the US-- back in the 1800's :):):)
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Harriet tubmen helped the slaves by making the underground railroad and getting the slaves away from slavery.
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There were many conductors on the Underground Rail road, but some more famous ones are:  Harriet Tubman, Thomas Garret, Josiah Henson, John Fairfield , Levi & Catherine Coffin
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Answer The underground railroad is not actually a railroad. No trains or tracks. It is a term used to described the route slaves used during the period of the civil war to escape from the south to the north where they would be free.
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The dates were around 1866
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Frederick Douglass was a conductor in the underground railroad.
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*Harriet Tubman - Escaped slave known as 'Moses' to those that longed for her to bring them to freedom. Her name is entwined with that of the Underground Railroad. *James Fairfield - A white abolitionist rescued enslaved African Americans by pretending to be a slave trader. *Thomas Garrett - A Q…
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She helped free slaves in the 1800's
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Harriet Tubman was a slave and ran away to be the second conductor on the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad wasn't really a railroad, it was a system of routes that slaves had to walk through to get to one of the free states. It was actually a system of routes that fugitives or "slaves…
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facts about the underground railroad is they used slaves i there to travel north and they useually travled at night because they whites couldn't see them and they would be sleep.in the daylight they would rest till it was night. also, they started calling it the "Railroad" in 1840 but it had continu…
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