born into slavery and it is the only way of life you know. You
trust Harriet Tubman with all your heart. She is the leader of
the Underground Railroad. You have decided to escape through the
Underground Railroad. Describe your feelings towards slavery and
the conditions and punishments you have endured. What are your
biggest fears as you escape through the Underground Railroad?
How did free people treat you along the way? What are the advantages
and disadvantages of escaping slavery or staying a slave? Share
your experiences and thoughts in a letter you write to a friend.
You will need to use lots of adjectives. By reading your letter, family and friends should be able to understand the enormous hardships you encounter as an African American Slave.
This building located on Whitehall Street in Atlanta,
Georgia was used for the slave trade.
Guide through the Underground Railroad (EXCELLENT!!)
An Account by a Runaway Slave
American Civil War Home Page
Civil War for Kids
Civil War ThinkQuest
Documentaries of 2 Communities
Life in Civil War America