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    Harriet Tubman with slaves she helped rescue during the American Civil War, ca. 1885. Left to right: Harriet Tubman

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    Harriet Tubman with slaves in 1887 The Underground Railroad was a secret movement that consisted of a set of constantly changing trails and paths which southern slaves used to escape to freedom. In southern states, the African American slaves were pretty much on their own until they reached the northern anti-slave states. There they were assisted by African Americans and some white abolitionists and Quakers to assimilate into the culture. Many slaves continued on to anti-slavery in Canada.

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