From Slave Ship to Freedom Road Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Choose a painting and write about your thoughts and reactions to it.

2. Find other paintings on the same subject. Compare them with Rod Brown's paintings. A good choice for comparison is The Middle Passage (1995), a wordless book by Tom Feelings.

3. Page 21 tells about running away. Choose one of the destinations of runaway slaves and research it. Create a map showing the route that slaves might have taken.

4. Because of Frederick Douglass's pleading, President Lincoln allowed the formation of a black regiment to fight in the war effort. Find out about that regiment. Choose a medium for sharing with classmates.

5. Among the people who helped slaves escape were the Quakers. Find out about their work. Choose a way to compile the information you gather and share it with classmates.

6. The Underground Railroad served as a route to freedom in Canada. Find...

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