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Underground Railroad Traveling along the Underground Railroad
Directions Research these 2 of these cities involvements along the Underground Railroad 1)Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2)Detroit, Michigan 3)Montreal, Canada 4)Windsor, Canada
Directions for Google Maps 1)Each student will be given a specific route to follow along the Underground Railroad a. Start in Montgomery, Alabama; go through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stopping in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. b. Start in Richmond, Virginia; go through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stopping in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. c. Start in Savannah, Georgia; go through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stopping in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. d. Start in Jackson, Mississippi; go through Detroit, Michigan, stopping in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
2. You will pin or mark each destination on your google maps account 3. Each route should not be the quickest route you must stay away from larger cities and attempt to travel near a river or body of water 4. Answer these questions Is the path the shortest route? What rivers did you cross or travel near? What cities would you stop in? How long do you think your journey would take?
5. Answer these questions in regards to 1)What geographical barriers stood in the way of your route? 2)How many states did you travel through and which states? 3)How long would this journey take by foot? Considering you travel at 4 miles per hour. Also how long would this take by car at 55 miles per hour?
4) Considering your research on conductors which conductor would likely assist you along these routes and why? 5) What strategies would be used to evade slave bounty hunters? 6) Why did must runaway slaves proceed into Canada and not another country?