You are a slave. You belong to a farmer who owns a tobacco plantation on the eastern shore of Maryland. Six long days a week you tend his field. But not for much longer . . .
What will you do? Make your choices well as you embark on your journey to freedom.
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Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry abolition Noun
ending or wiping out of something, usually referring to the ending of slavery.
person who opposes slavery.
captured or enslaved.
all weather conditions for a given location over a period of time.
Encyclopedic Entry: climate conductor Noun
in the Underground Railroad, a person who guided slaves to safety and freedom.
treatment based on a group to which a person belongs, not the person himself.
to run away.
Frederick Douglass Noun
(1818-1895) American civil rights pioneer and a leader in the fight to end slavery.
free state Noun
nation or country that outlaws slavery.
Harriet Tubman Noun
(1820-1913) American abolitionist and leader in the Underground Railroad.
in the Underground Railroad, a runaway slave seeking freedom.
in the Underground Railroad, a person who went to slave states to find slaves seeking freedom and willing to risk their lives to achieve it.
path or way.
slave hunter Noun
person who seeks out runaway slaves in order to return them to slavery.
process and condition of owning another human being or being owned by another human being.
slave state Noun
nation or country where slavery is legal.
in the Underground Railroad, a safe place where runaway slaves could hide.
land an animal, human, or government protects from intruders.
Underground Railroad Noun
system used by abolitionists between 1800-1865 to help American slaves escape to free states.