Activists in the East

Online Course: Activists in the East

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Lecture 9, Activists in the East, discusses those Underground Railroad activists both north and south of the Mason-Dixon Line in the East and their systematic efforts to aid runaway slaves.

Those discussed include Harriet Tubman, William Still, Thomas Garrett, and a little-known but important network in the nation’s capital.

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