The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
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  • Plymouth Church
  • "It is risky, but I hate being enslaved."
  • "We have got to find a way to escape to "Promise Land". I hate slavery!"
  • "I agree. I can't take this any longer."
  • Dr.shaw's office, Virginia
  • Can you help us and other slaves escape slavery? We all HATE it.
  •  I can be your "conductor" to lead the way using the underground railroad.
  • Well, hello there fellow slaves! How may I help you?
  • So far, we are the only two "Shepard's"  guiding slaves through the underground railroad!
  • Maysville, Kentucky           
  • Don't rush it. At least you won't be enslaved anymore.
  • How long is it going to take to get to "Promise Land".
  • Come on, we have to get to a "Station Master" so we can be safe!
  • This is the Plymouth Church. This is also where Slaves meet up in 1848, to plan a way to escape to "Promise Land" or "Heaven". More in more people started to escape from slavery along with these slaves!
  •                             John P. Parker's House in Ohio
  • Hello, how may I help you?
  • Dr.Shaw was a doctor during the civil war that was against slavery. He was a "Shepard" that helped slaves find the underground railroad. His office was in Richmond, Virginia in 1865.
  •                                        John Brown's Headquarters in Maryland
  • Thankfully a "Stockholder" gave us all these supplies so we can make it to "Promise Land"
  • Agreed, that was very king of the "Station Master"!
  • In Kentucky during the underground railroad, slaves used quilts to communicate information to African American slaves about how to escape using the underground railroad.  Guides were guiding the slaves to John P. Parker's house to hide!
  • Ontario, Canada       (Freedom!)
  • Here we are in Canada!
  • Finally, FREEDOM
  • Thank you so much Harriet Tubman for being our "Fugitive" and "Conductor" during the whole way!
  • John P. Parker was an abolitionist that hid slaves in his home. He lived with them to. He was a conductor during the underground railroad. Slaves used his house in Ohio to hide.
  • Can you help me hide these slaves?
  • Thank you!
  • Sure!
  • Dr.Shaw and Tubman have done a great job leading us.
  • This is Maryland, 1864, when Harriet Tubman, John Brown,  and some other abolitionists helped slaves escape slavery. They were almost to Canada to escape freedom. 
  • This is where slaves were finally free. They no longer had to be enslaved! They met their goals by using the underground railroad to escape to Canada in 1865.
  • Don't just thank me. What about Dr.Shaw?
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