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Underground Railroad in New York and New Jersey
     

Underground Railroad in New York and New Jersey

by William J. Switala
 

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• Maps of the major escape routes
• Identifies houses and sites where slaves found refuge
• Chapter on Canada discusses the final destination
Tells the story of the network that guided escaped slaves to freedom, its operation, its important figures, and its specific history in New York and New Jersey. Pinpoints major routes in the states, with

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• Maps of the major escape routes
• Identifies houses and sites where slaves found refuge
• Chapter on Canada discusses the final destination
Tells the story of the network that guided escaped slaves to freedom, its operation, its important figures, and its specific history in New York and New Jersey. Pinpoints major routes in the states, with maps and information for locating them today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811746298
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
06/26/2006
Series:
Underground Railroad
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,272,526
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

William J. Switala is a former professor of education at Duquense University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the author of several textbooks on Pennsylvania history. He has been researching the Underground Railroad for more than ten years and has lectured extensively on the subject.

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