Civil War Series
About the Project
Lecture 4, Folk Culture, investigates the mind of the freedom seeker through the culture of the enslaved community that promoted the desire for freedom.
It looks at several slave songs and tales and the hidden messages within them that encouraged slave resistance and escape.
The Underground Railroad Course Modules
Slavery and Resistance
Routes and Directions
Activists, Laws and Politics
Activists in the Midwest
Activists in the East
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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.