It gave coded directions to runaway slaves and the people helping them for safe houses on the way north to freedom.
Because it was talking about the north star in the song and that`s where freedom is.
yes they did use the north star
The North Star
Slaves followed the north star because it led them to Canada, where they could be free.
Slaves travelled by night and followed the North Star.
They would follow the north star which would lead them north to canada.
slaves had to run tored the north star to get free
The North Star did not help end slavery, but it did help slaves escape. Escaping slaves in the U.S. had to reach the northern states where slavery was illegal. To find their way, they navigated using the north star and the Big Dipper, which points to it.
Frederick Douglass called his newspaper The North Star because the north star was the star that fugitive slaves on the underground railroad used to guide themselves to freedom.
the north star is the answer
they would follow the north star.