Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a
Firsthand accounts of escapes from slavery in the American South include narratives by Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman as well as lesser-known travelers of the Underground Railroad.
Underground Railroad CODE WORDS activity - Engaging PowerPoint and Handout
This would be a great small group or center activity. They can make up letters in code as if they were the fugitive on the run and sending it to a loved one. Important for kids to know about the secrecy