Underground Railroad

NOUN
  1. secret aid to escaping slaves that was provided by abolitionists in the years before the American Civil War
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  • Personally, I remember most of my history classes mentioning the Trail of Tears in about one sentence, American slavery in possibly a single period "Yeah, it was awful, but there was the Underground Railroad, which we'll totally decontextualize in order to make it sound awesome and not at all like the desperate escape route it really was! Curriculum Sharing
  • Even though shelters were emerging, it was like the underground railroad.
  • AC : Whew ! I feel like I just made it through the Underground Railroad. Fried chicken anyone?
  • He had attended church, had a family, helped in the underground railroad, fought in the Civil War.
  • The clandestine route the escaped slaves traveled became known as the Underground Railroad.
  • Though undoubtedly inspired by the Civil Rights Movement, it recalls the locomotives and boxcars of the Underground Railroad at times and the souls of millions lost to the rigorous Middle Passage at others.
  • A mission to find a self-realized android may initiate a fascinating look at a futuristic Underground Railroad, but a little side gossiping might let you lie your way to quest completion.
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  • As a field slave, she mastered the secrets of woodcraft and navigation - skills that ensured her success as a conductor for the Underground Railroad.
  • By night he was a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, helping people slip by the slave hunters.
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