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The Underground Railroad

Author: Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2015] ©2015
Series: Defining moments.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an overview of the Underground Railroad, and examines the ways in which this effort to undermine and destroy the institution of slavery fueled the sectional strife that culminated in the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Underground Railroad.
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, Inc., [2015]
(DLC) 2015017141
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Collier Hillstrom
ISBN: 9780780813687 0780813685
OCLC Number: 930629607
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 232 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Slavery --
The abolitionist movement --
The Underground Railroad --
Outrage in the South --
The Civil War ends slavery --
African Americans fight for civil rights --
Legacy of the Underground Railroad.
Series Title: Defining moments.
Responsibility: Laurie Collier Hillstrom.

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This book provides an overview of the Underground Railroad, and examines the ways in which this effort to undermine and destroy the institution of slavery fueled the sectional strife that culminated in the Civil War.

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