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Underground Railroad (Jones)

Textbook

Jacqueline Jones et al., Created Equal: A Social and Political History of the United States, 2nd ed., (New York: Pearson/Longman), 448.

Abolitionists clamored for the immediate emancipation of all slaves. Black men and women worked with abolitionists in the upper South and the North to help slaves escape through a network of safe stops called the Underground Railroad. The “railroad” consisted of Northerners, white and black, who sheltered fugitives from southern slavery in their flight to the North or, in some instances, to Canada.
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