Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad

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  • The Underground Railroad had many notable participants including Levi coffin and Harriet Tubman. The Underground Railroad was not a solid location, but a network of independents, who all had free for slaves as their main goal. 
  • The Underground Railroad was a network of people, offering shelter and aid to escape slaves from the south. It goes back before the 1800ś and ended approximately in 1862 with the start of the civil war. It then became well known around the the 1830ś
  • This event is a very important part in U.S history because it helped the slaves find a way to freedom.As the nineteenth century began, slaves were beginning to really seek an end to slavery.
  • Along the Ohio river, a reverse Underground Railroad began.Free blacks were kidnapped and kept in hideouts until they could be shipped down south and sold.
  • The Underground Railroad helped our nation because it encouraged slaves to go north and gain there freedom.
  • I was an American Quaker, abolitionist, businessman, and humanitarian. 
  • I was an American abolitionist and political activist. I escorted over 300 slaves to freedom.
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