the underground railroad pdf

Book Title : The Underground Railroad
Author : William M. Mitchell
Publisher :
Release Date : 1860
Pages : 172
ISBN : OXFORD:N10604719
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The Underground Railroad
Author : Allison Lassieur
Publisher : Capstone
Release Date : 2007-07-01
Pages : 112
ISBN : 1429601647
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Describes the Underground Railroad that operated in the United States for runaway slaves, and offers readers a chance to pick sides and make choices.

Book Title : The Underground Railroad
Author : Colson Whitehead
Publisher : Anchor
Release Date : 2018-01-30
Pages : 336
ISBN : 9780345804327
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Originally published: New York: Doubledday, 2016.

Book Title : Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad
Author : Elaine Landau
Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
Release Date : 2006-01-01
Pages : 88
ISBN : 0822534908
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Uses letters, newspaper articles, biographies, and autobiographies to tell the Underground Railroad's stories of pain and courage.

Book Title : The Liberty Line
Author : Larry Gara
Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
Release Date : 1967
Pages : 201
ISBN : 0813127998
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : What Was the Underground Railroad
Author : Yona Zeldis McDonough
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date : 2013-12-26
Pages : 112
ISBN : 9780698159730
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, the Underground Railroad comes alive! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Book Title : The Underground Rail Road
Author : William Still
Publisher : Library of Alexandria
Release Date : 1872
Pages : 780
ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000311682
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Enjoy learning the vast history of the Underground Railroad through many different eyes in this book by William Still, the black abolitionist who is often called the "Father of the Underground Railroad" for his remarkable role in organizing its operation, as well as the multitude of people he helped to find freedom. Discover the many individual stories of the journey to freedom in this remarkable book.

Book Title : If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad
Author : Ellen Levine
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release Date : 2016-07-26
Pages : 64
ISBN : 9781338113563
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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If you traveled on the Underground Railroad --Where was the safest place to go? --Would you wear a disguise? --What would you do when you were free? This book tells you what it was like to be a slave trying to escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Book Title : Sketches in the History of the Underground Railroad
Author : Eber M. Pettit
Publisher :
Release Date : 1879
Pages : 174
ISBN : HARVARD:32044010375418
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This volume contains a multitude of wonderful stories that weave together a picture of life in the South in the 1800s and the fear and courage of those that participated in helping thousands of people escape slavery. The work also includes chapters on the politics of the time, and the oft-times contradictory laws that were passed.

Book Title : The Underground Railroad Pulitzer Prize Winner National Book Award Winner Oprah s Book Club
Author : Colson Whitehead
Publisher : Anchor
Release Date : 2016-08-02
Pages : 304
ISBN : 9780385537049
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned—Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. In Whitehead’s ingenious conception, the Underground Railroad is no mere metaphor—engineers and conductors operate a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil. Cora and Caesar’s first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But the city’s placid surface masks an insidious scheme designed for its black denizens. And even worse: Ridgeway, the relentless slave catcher, is close on their heels. Forced to flee again, Cora embarks on a harrowing flight, state by state, seeking true freedom. Like the protagonist of Gulliver’s Travels, Cora encounters different worlds at each stage of her journey—hers is an odyssey through time as well as space. As Whitehead brilliantly re-creates the unique terrors for black people in the pre–Civil War era, his narrative seamlessly weaves the saga of America from the brutal importation of Africans to the unfulfilled promises of the present day. The Underground Railroad is at once a kinetic adventure tale of one woman’s ferocious will to escape the horrors of bondage and a shattering, powerful meditation on the history we all share.