the underground railroad

the underground railroad

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Slaves are trying to escape from their nasty owners the only way they can do it is by going to the underground railroad

Storyboard Text

  • Why do we have to do this just because of our race? I miss my family and worry about losing more of my family.
  • We should all be equal. I think people in the North want to help free us.
  • We could start a rebellion, but then I think of what happened to Nat. Turner. He was captured and hanged.
  • Yes, i do remember and thats why the white men have slave codes. We have very few rights.
  • Have you heard about the underground railroad?
  • Yes I heard we could escape to the North or Canada. I think we should try to escape, but I'm scared!
  • We need to get to the safe station soon!! I'm worried we will get caught.
  • I hope the lady they call "Black Moses" gets here soon so that we can escape!
  • Please do not worry. You will soon be free!
  • Thank you for helping us escape Harriet Tubman! 
  • I am nervous about this very long journey.
  • I'm sending this quilt to the other slaves on the plantation to tell them where we are and how to escape.
  • Sending secret messages through the quilt is a great idea.
  • The abolitionists are helping slaves escape from slavery and it is making me mad! I'm not happy that the Northerners are trying to change things!!
  • I know. They are messing with tradition and they have to stop or there are going to be consequences!
  • How did they escape??!
  • We will give a $40,000 reward to whoever catches "Black Moses"!!
  • Hi I am Abraham Lincoln and I am the newly elected president. My goal is to end slavery gradually and to preserve the Union.
  • We are seceding from the United States because Abraham Lincoln was elected president and he wants to end slavery.
  • Yes! Us Southerners do not agree with that! We need our slaves to make money!
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