The Underground Railroad was important to the war because it was a group of trails and routs that some southern states southern slaves used to escape from slavery during and before the civil war. Northern states that were against slavery helped the slaves escape.
How the Underground Railroad Got Its Name
Do you think the Underground Railroad is underground? Or even a railroad? It's neither underground nor a railroad. Then why is it called the under ground railroad? It got its name from a former slave who one -day escaped to freedom. His master could not find him so most assumed he escaped on an underground railway. Although underground Railroads did not really exist some used to think they did.
When Did the Underground Railroad Start
Some say no one knows when the Underground Railroad stated others say it started in 1619. When dozens of escapes where not caught nor found.
Harriet Tubman was also a slave, but escaped to freedom when she was almost 30 years old. After she felt how great and wonderful it was to be free she returned to free over 300 more slave including her mother and father.
What is The Underground Railroad?
The under ground railroad is a group of trails paths swamps and hide outs that the southern slaves used to get from southern slavery to northern freedom during and before the civil war. Because the southern states had slavery and the northern states made slavery illegal and tried freeing the southern states slaves.
On December 18 1863 slavery ended in the north but in the south slavery still lives the Underground Railroad also ended in 1863. The Underground Railroad ended because slavery became illegal after the civil war, and the slaves were no longer slaves and no longer had something to run away from.
A War Gone Deadly: The American Civil War