Objectives: 1 students will explain the importance of the underground railroad 2 students will describe and illustrate the symbols of the underground railroad 3 students will describe facts about harriet tubman 4 students will explain the importance of the ohio river. Thousands of “freedom seekers” escaped northward on the underground railroad during the pre-civil war era decades later, so too did those opposed to the draft and the vietnam war. The underground railroad was an 1800s network of assisting escaped slaves on their path from plantations in the american south to freedom the importance and objectives of the underground railroad in canada.
William still the underground railroad book reviews objectives students will be able to: understand the language and marketing techniques used to persuade a reader analyze the importance of the underground railroad by william still to the legacy of the civil war and the underground railroad. Image: selected routes of the underground railroad from the underground railroad: official map and guide additional outputs of the resource study and the subsequent research are the following three excellent underground railroad publications from the national park service. The underground railroad was neither a tunnel underground nor was it a railroad it was, however, an escape network of courageous non-government rebels assisting fugitives from slavery the network also provided an opportunity for anti-slave white americans to take a stand and play an important role in undermining the industry called slavery.
The underground railroad began in the early 1800s and in the course of its existence more than 100,000 slaves were freed interesting underground railroad facts: slavery existed in the united states even before it was established as a country. Objectives students will explain what the underground railroad was and why it was important identify some of the routes of the underground railroad on a map of new jersey. The underground railroad is an example of a neo-slave narrative, a term coined by ishmael reed that refers to a work of literature written in the contemporary era that is set during the slavery era and tells the story from the perspective of enslaved characters. The underground railroad is not, in whitehead’s novel, the secret network of passageways and safe houses used by runaway slaves to reach the free north from their slaveholding states. Places of the underground railroad: a geographical guide presents a geographic overview of the underground railroad entries were chosen in part to reflect representation from all regions of the united states and canada.
The underground railroad is an important part of our nation’s history however, many of the fascinating and lesser known details regarding it are not included within many textbooks this booklet will provide a window into the past through a variety of primary sources regarding the underground railroad. Underground railroad: the william still story is a production of 90th parallel productions ltd in association with rogers broadcasting limited and wned-tv buffalo/toronto. At the end of the unit, students will be able to analyze the importance/impact of the underground railroad to the lives of north carolina’s african americans objective 4 given a description of the lives of slaves in north carolina, students will be able to defend the efforts of the underground railroad based on the principles of ethics and.
Teacher activities: student activities-ask the students to get into small groups of three or four for discussion-gather into small groups-ask the students to reflect on the portion of the book that they heard and discuss why they believe harriet tubman was so important to the survival of the underground railroad and what they believe her personality to be. There are several reasons why the underground railroad was important and should be studied it was one of the most multicultural collaborative events and protests in united states history as ordinary men and women of many races, religions, and beliefs worked together for social justice it is a demonstration of how african americans could. Objectives: students will investigate the purpose and importance of the underground railroad in the history of both illinois and the united states students will learn to use technology and books to investigate a topic students will learn to use their talents and creativity to present the history of the underground railroad, by focusing on a.
Underground railroad student/class goal studying the underground railroad will provide understanding of a past era and offer lessons that resonate for both the past and present as students apply what. Standards and objectives page 3 unit web page 6 parent letter page 7 such as slavery, important individuals and groups of people that had an impact during the war, underground railroad and the role of abolitionists and anti-slave groups. Learning objectives to examine harriet tubman's use of spirituals in her work for the underground railroad harriet, the moses of her people, a 19th-century biography based on interviews with this most famous conductor on the underground railroad,.