Welcome to the Underground Railroad: The Struggle Against Slavery!

Here you will find resources for researching, teaching, and exploring the Underground Railroad and anti-slavery history. Through both primary and secondary sources, texts and media, activities and learning resources, the Online Portal brings to life the great history of the Underground Railroad and those who traversed it.

Submerge yourself in the stories of people like George DeBaptiste, Laura Haviland, and William Webb and learn about how they worked in small and large communities all across America to ensure the freedom and rights of all.

Beginning with the Online Course, which offers an introduction to the Underground Railroad and the history of slavery in America, and ending with a wide variety of learning activities found on the Educational Resources tab, this Online Portal is both educational and entertaining. Be informed and inspired!

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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.