The Underground Railroad: Life on the Road to Freedom / Edition 2

The Underground Railroad: Life on the Road to Freedom / Edition 2

by Pat Perrin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1579600514

ISBN-13: 9781579600518

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: History Compass, LLC

A fascinating collection of primary and secondary source materials from a variety of perspectives on this period in America's history. Excerpts include the dramatic escape of William and Ellen Craft, David Walker's Appeal, an account of Harriet Tubman, text from the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, oral histories of fugitive slaves, and two passages from Frederick

Overview

A fascinating collection of primary and secondary source materials from a variety of perspectives on this period in America's history. Excerpts include the dramatic escape of William and Ellen Craft, David Walker's Appeal, an account of Harriet Tubman, text from the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, oral histories of fugitive slaves, and two passages from Frederick Douglass' narratives. A map of the major underground routes gives readers a broader picture of these times. Historic illustrations and three spirituals round out the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579600518
Publisher:
History Compass, LLC
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Series:
Perspectives on History Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
68
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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