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A Daring Escapes to Liberty in the Underground Railroad by Charles L. Blockson

A Daring Escapes to Liberty in the Underground Railroad by Charles L. Blockson

Knowing very few details regarding the Underground Railroad I experienced compelled to learn The Underground Railroad. Blinded by the misconceptions of many history literature that my teachers reinforced through their lectures, I was identified to determine the "entire truth" of my ancestor's rigorous path to freedom.

What I recall from my senior high school history courses can be that for the most part only Quakers& light abolitionist aided the "helpless fugitive slaves" to independence. The author explained that few Quakers were sincerely mixed up in Underground Network and Lucretia Mott, Thomas Garrett, Susan B. Anthony and John Leaf Whittier had been four of the most important. Although the Quakers do support with the success of the Underground Railroad, now there involvement has been grossly exaggerated stereotype.

For over a hundred years Harriet Tubman's, Frederick Douglas's, Sojourner Truth's, and William Still's functions as heroes and leaders of the Underground Network have already been overlooked. To say minimal, these persons courageously risked their lives for the independence of others. This is why Harriet Tubman, referred to as “the Moses of her people", struggled persistently to accomplish her heaven delivered goals. Frederick Douglas escaped from slavery in Maryland to be the most eloquent spokesman for freedom on the net aswell as on the system. Sojourner Real truth was near penniless but still were able to achieve the funds to continue her unrelenting rescue do the job. William Still, a black historian with exceptional narrative abilities, published his famous Underground Railroad in 1872. He was fortunate to interview every slave delivered to him, and his understanding of fugitives

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