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By Sheila Griffin Llanas

This booklet relays the actual info of the Underground Railroad and slavery within the usa. The narrative presents a number of debts of the occasions, and readers examine info from the viewpoint of a slave, a slave proprietor, and a conductor at the railroad. This publication bargains possibilities to check and distinction a number of views in a textual content whereas accumulating and reading information regarding an historic occasion.

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We conductor on the ordinary citizens risk fines or jail Underground Railroad. How time for helping fugitives. We does it compare and contrast risk fines for not harming them to Emma Jackson’s life? too, but no law can force me to be a slave catcher or stop what I’m doing. We call these laws the Bloodhound Laws. Slave owners bring packs of dogs and hunt slaves like animals. The Fugitive Slave Act has made things far worse for runaways and for abolitionists. The country is going backward instead of forward, but we are not giving up.

By law, citizens must force fugitives back to slavery. We conductor on the ordinary citizens risk fines or jail Underground Railroad. How time for helping fugitives. We does it compare and contrast risk fines for not harming them to Emma Jackson’s life? too, but no law can force me to be a slave catcher or stop what I’m doing. We call these laws the Bloodhound Laws. Slave owners bring packs of dogs and hunt slaves like animals. The Fugitive Slave Act has made things far worse for runaways and for abolitionists.

Like other conductors and station masters, I am willing to break laws I do not believe in. 28 My husband and I plan to take the fugitives north. We will go to the home of Gerrit Smith in Peterboro, New York. He is a prominent and outspoken abolitionist. He has made his home a station and is a reliable station master. Since those new laws passed, many runaway slaves are fleeing to Canada. In Peterboro, New York, the couple and their child have a chance to reach Canada. As abolitionists, we know it will take Analyze this more than politics and laws to end slavery, and we do not know how long it will take.

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