the underground railroad

the underground railroad

Storyboard Description

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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