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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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Q: Why was the underground railroad important to so many people during the civil war?
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Who were important people involved in the underground railroad?

Important people involved in the underground railroad were, Harriet Tubman, and Henry "box" Brown. those are some important people involved.

Who were some important people in the underground railroad and what did they do?

... :) White people

Was Harriet Tubman almost captured during her time in the underground railroad?

No she wasn't, because she knew shortcuts to where to go to when she was leading people to the Underground Railroad.

Was there a railroad in the underground railroad?

no. the underground railroad was a secret (underground) chain of people who would help slaves reach freedom. the "railroad" part of the underground railroad was simply a way to refer to the chain of people that runaway slaves would stay with.

How many people worked on the underground railroad?

It is an estimate that 3,000 people worked on the underground railroad.

Why was the underground rail road so important to slaves?

The underground railroad was important to many slaves because of there skin color they were beginning sold to people and they were beginning separated from there family and beginning told what to do. Now they would follow the north star at night and if they see a quilt and if there is a blue color in the middle it is the Underground railroad but you have to be careful because it can be a trick. The Underground railroad IS NOT A RAIL ROAD OR IS NOT UNDERGROUND. The underground railroad helped slaves to be free.

How was the underground railroad made?

from the people who hated slavery so they made the underground railroad.

Why did people move to Canada during the Underground Railroad period?

No offence black people. but the answer is it was the place of freedom southern people had slaves so black people moved north on the underground railroad but it wasn't really under ground

Who where the passangers and conductors of the underground railroad?

The 'passengers' of the Underground Railroad were enslaved African Americans and 'conductors' were abolitionists(people against slavery). But remember, the Underground Railroad wasn't underground and wasn't an actual railroad

Where did the underground railroad start?

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 important people that helped with the railroad.

Who where the major groups of participants of the underground railroad?

Well, the people using the Underground Railroad were black slaves. Lots of the "conductors" of the Underground Railroad were ex-slaves.

Who were the people involved in the underground railroad?

There were a lot of people involved in the Underground Railroad, but you're probably looking for Harriet Tubman.

Why isn't the underground railroad included in Monopoly?

because the underground railroad was for people in the slavery used to escape from

How was the underground railroad developed?

The Underground Railroad was an important historical happening. It was developed between people who wanted to help free slaves. People traveled from the south to the north and back, using known routes to help free men.

Who were the people who made the Underground Railroad work?

The people who made the Underground Railroad work were called "Conductors". An example of a Conductor is Harriet Tubman.

Why was the underground railroad was used for?

I believe you mean what was the underground railroad used for. And the answer to that is, during slavery, it set people free because no slave owners knew about it and that is how slaves would escape from slavery/slave owners.

Why is there an underground railroad?

There was an Underground Railroad to help enslaved African Americans get to the North where they could be free. It was a system on abolitionists (people who were against slavery) who helped them hide and get to the North safely. And remember, the Underground Railroad wasn't underground and it wasn't a railroad either

Did people who were not involve in the underground railroad know about the underground railroad?

Yes they did and that is why it was so amazingly secrative. Yes because some of the whites helped the slaves get to freedom by using the Underground Railroad.

Why do people call it the underground railroad?

they don't

How did the underground railroad help people?


Who hid people on the underground railroad?


How many people died in the underground railroad?

about a thousand people

Was the underground railroad successful?

yes it was very sucessful, there were many people who were freeded and were able to live a life like normal people like we do today. The underground railroad included many people like Harriet Tubman and other people like john Farfeild and Levi Quaker. The underground railroad was a vast netweork of people who free slaves. The underground railroad took place from 1780-1850. and took place from the sounth and ended in Canada.The underground railroad was sucessful because many slaves got freed.

Why did stars help the people from the underground railroad?


Who did the Underground Railroad?

The Abolitionists: people who apposed slavery