Slavery and National Underground Railroad History

Slavery and National Underground Railroad History

Slavery and National Underground Railroad History University Sojourner Truth E-Mentoring Program October U-STEP The University Sojourner Truth E-Mentoring Program is a

collaboration between the Sojourner Truth Technical Training Center at Adrian College and the Center for AfroAmerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan. African Enslavement Tribal prisoners of war, or captives from enemy tribes were often the first to become enslaved. The Slave Ship Brookes

Slaves were forced to lie side by side in spaces less than 2 feet apart. The ship Brookes was constructed to hold 450 slaves.

A reported 600 slaves were often found on this ship. The Amistad Story Cinque and others destined for slavery witnessed the horrors onboard the slave ship and decided to plot their escape.

The Middle Passage The Middle Passage: disease, hundreds of individuals lying in their own waste, decaying bodies tied to slaves struggling to stay alive. Few sailors signed on to do the Middle Passage twice. The Auction Block

Placed on a large platform, slaves were bid on by large groups of people. Their teeth, eyes, and appendages were looked at and discussed. Slave Pen in Alexandria, VA

Remnants of the holding pens, where slaves were held before they were auctioned and again before they were lead to the plantation. Slave Coffle Chains around their necks, wrists, and ankles, they were pushed on by the whip and the yelling of their new masters.

Field Hands Slaves were used in every aspect of plantation work. Horrors of Slavery Devices ranged from

neck braces that had spears sticking out the sides to restrict movement, to shackles on the legs and arms or spears located on the legs that would cut the slaves if they moved. Running Man

The horrors and cruelties that the enslaved faced daily led many of the slaves to run away. Many were captured, killed, or brought back to their plantations where they would

undergo more torture. Drinking Gourd Slaves had to learn astrology in order to study the stars and locate the various constellations that would lead to the North. Moss

Moss served as a compass, only growing on the north side of the tree. Henry Box Brown Ingenious methods of escape began to be developed by the escaping slaves.

Frederick Douglass Abolitionists began publicly speaking out against slavery. Mr. Douglass, an escaped and fugitive slave made it his life

journey to abolish slavery. National UGRR Routes This map shows various routes on the Underground Railroad.

The importance of the map is to illustrate all of the ways and places that escaped slaves traveled, mostly on foot. Canada Canada not only

accepted the fugitive slaves but once there, the runaways gained freedom and independence. Equal Sisterhood and Brotherhood of Humankind The Underground Railroad was a

network of people who came together regardless of race, gender, economical status, and religion to end what was morally wrong. Educational Options

There are several different postsecondary educational institutions to choose from. Choices

There are many ways people make the right and wrong choices when choosing a post secondary path. Can some people offer some suggestions as to what some of these choices are? Wrong Reasons

My friends are going there I wont be able to get in anywhere else Your parents want you to go to a particular

school even though you dont like it Correctly Consider:

Do I want to go to a big school/small school? Do I want to go to a private school/public school? Do I want to stay in state? What do I want to or think I will major in? How much do I want to pay a year? Do I want to go to a diverse school? Location (city/rural)?

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