The Underground Railroad
What is it?
The Origin of the Term: Underground Railroad
<ul><ul><li>Stars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Routes </li></ul></ul>There were several ways a slave could escape using the ...
URR Quilt Symbols
Monkey Wrench: gather tools, mental and physical, for journey to freedom.
Wagon Wheel: Pack things that would go in a wagon 
Bear's Paw: Follow the bear tracks=water+food
Crossroads: Meet at the main crossroads of Cleveland, Ohio, to receive info
Log Cabin: a red center =a safe house or a warm hearth. black center=danger
Shoofly: Someone to be trusted or among friends.
Bow Ties or Hour Glass: Dress up in different clothing 
Flying Geese: Follow the geese northward in the spring 
Drunkard's Path: Walk in an unusual manner;  tracks difficult for slave hunters to follow
Tumbling Blocks or Boxes:  associated with &quot;packing up and moving on&quot;
Basket: Collect food items in a basket
Sailboat:Travels include crossing water
Stars <ul><li>Drinking Gourd </li></ul><ul><li>a.k.a.  </li></ul><ul><li>    - Big Dipper </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking Gourd...
Conductors <ul><ul><li>Mail* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Walking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water~* </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
Reactions <ul><li>Reactions to URR: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slave Hunters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>-Chase Run away Slaves </li...
ACCOMPLISHMENT: Slaves escape with the help of people.
Terms <ul><ul><li>A friend with friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baggage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bundles of wood </li...
Terms <ul><ul><li>Load of Potatoes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forwarding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom/Gospel Train <...
Slavery Today <ul><li>Yes, it does still exists. </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is how: </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Sources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mysite.verizon.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

The Underground Railroad

383

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
383
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • 1.Conductor use to signal that fugitive slvs arrved 2.escaping slaves 3.fugitvs to be expctd 4.Canada 5.men wmn who oprted urr and condctd escping slves  
  • 1. in wgon slves hdden undr farm prodce 2. trnsprting slves frm one station to nxt 3. The URR 4. Harriet Tubman 5.keeper of safe-house or &apos;station&apos;
  • Source: Wikipedia Human trafficking  is the practice of people being tricked,  lured ,  coerced  or otherwise removed from their home or country, and then forced to work with no or low payment or on terms which are highly exploitative
  • The Underground Railroad

    1. 1. The Underground Railroad
    2. 2. What is it?
    3. 3. The Origin of the Term: Underground Railroad
    4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Stars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Routes </li></ul></ul>There were several ways a slave could escape using the URR. Here they are: <ul><ul><li>Conductors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quilts </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. URR Quilt Symbols
    6. 6. Monkey Wrench: gather tools, mental and physical, for journey to freedom.
    7. 7. Wagon Wheel: Pack things that would go in a wagon 
    8. 8. Bear's Paw: Follow the bear tracks=water+food
    9. 9. Crossroads: Meet at the main crossroads of Cleveland, Ohio, to receive info
    10. 10. Log Cabin: a red center =a safe house or a warm hearth. black center=danger
    11. 11. Shoofly: Someone to be trusted or among friends.
    12. 12. Bow Ties or Hour Glass: Dress up in different clothing 
    13. 13. Flying Geese: Follow the geese northward in the spring 
    14. 14. Drunkard's Path: Walk in an unusual manner;  tracks difficult for slave hunters to follow
    15. 15. Tumbling Blocks or Boxes:  associated with &quot;packing up and moving on&quot;
    16. 16. Basket: Collect food items in a basket
    17. 17. Sailboat:Travels include crossing water
    18. 18. Stars <ul><li>Drinking Gourd </li></ul><ul><li>a.k.a.  </li></ul><ul><li>   - Big Dipper </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking Gourd - > North Star </li></ul>
    19. 19. Conductors <ul><ul><li>Mail* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Walking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water~* </li></ul></ul><ul><li>                     or... </li></ul><ul><li>People in the URR would conceal them in ways like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wagon  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sailboat </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Reactions <ul><li>Reactions to URR: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slave Hunters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>-Chase Run away Slaves </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Law(s) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>-Escaping Slaves not safe in North </li></ul>
    21. 21. ACCOMPLISHMENT: Slaves escape with the help of people.
    22. 22. Terms <ul><ul><li>A friend with friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baggage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bundles of wood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cannan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conductor/Agent </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Terms <ul><ul><li>Load of Potatoes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forwarding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom/Gospel Train </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Station Master </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. Slavery Today <ul><li>Yes, it does still exists. </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is how: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Trafficking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forced Labor </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. <ul><li>Sources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mysite.verizon.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other assorted websites that I forgot to write down but give credit to. </li></ul></ul>
    1. A particular slide catching your eye?

      Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

    ×