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From a riverboat employee who dressed as a lady to the abolitionist who died for his beliefs, It occurred at the Underground Railroad offers a gripping examine heroic people who grew to become part of the well-known “road” to freedom. examine Peter nonetheless, a former slave who got here to the Philadelphia Antislavery Society looking for his family members, simply to find that the fellow sitting in entrance of him used to be his brother. Meet the people who can have encouraged characters within the novels Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Beloved. Learn in regards to the bakery the place Frederick Douglass used to be first helped to freedom. And experience the heart-pounding worry of a guy who mailed himself north.

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