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Title It happened on the Underground Railroad : remarkable events that shaped history / Tricia Martineau Wagner.
Author Wagner, Tricia Martineau.
Publication Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, [2015]
Edition Second edition.
Description xvi, 175 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Call # 973.7115 W
Series It happened in series
It happened in series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-162) and index.
Contents Selected routes of the Underground Railroad -- The twelve-year mistake, 1841 -- On a dare, mid 1860s -- What goes around comes around, 1864 -- In the dark of night, 1859 -- Downriver, mid 1850s -- My better half, 1846 -- Remember me, 1850 -- Mission impossible, 1851 -- This side up, 1849 -- Years in hiding, 1835 -- Freedom train, 1857 -- Read all about it! 1850 -- The art of passing, 1848 -- The house on the hill, 1838 -- I have come back, 1841 -- At what price? 1848 -- The devil, 1838 -- A wolf in sheep's clothes, 1846 -- Caught between black and white, 1848 -- Baker's special, mid 1840s -- Where to, Sir? 1855 -- Follow the drinking gourd reading the stars, 1847 -- The eleventh hour, 1848 -- The letter of the law, 1848 -- Not my child, 1856 -- Up a tree, 1854 -- Underground Railroad facts and trivia.
Summary "From a riverboat worker who dressed as a woman to the abolitionist who died for his beliefs, It Happened on the Underground Railroad offers a gripping look at heroic individuals who became a part of the famous 'road' to freedom"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Abolitionists -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Underground Railroad -- Anecdotes.
Abolitionists. (OCoLC)fst00794478
Fugitive slaves. (OCoLC)fst00935940
Underground Railroad. (OCoLC)fst01160987
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
ISBN 1493015745 (paperback) :
9781493015740 (paperback) :

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