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Curriculum Connections
Curriculum connections for the resources and activities on this page include:
  • American History:
    • Civil War,
    • Underground Railroad
  • Language Arts:
    • Critical reading
  • Geography:
    • Map skills
SlideshowA New Life of Freedom
Follow runaways to northern states and Canada and learn about the challenges they encountered and the support they received in their new lives.
ActivityCompare Two Worlds: The North vs. South
Explore maps to identify important differences between the North and the South before the Civil War.
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