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Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Write a character analysis of William Still or Thomas Garrett using descriptive terms and specific incidents from the book as evidence for your evaluation of the person.

2. Denmark Vesey, a free black, and Nat Turner, a Virginia slave, organized two of the best known slave revolts.

Using reliable historical sources, research the motivations and strategies of one of these men. Comment as well on the consequences of the revolt.

3. This narrative includes several slave songs. Select two of these songs and discuss how the messages or implied messages of the songs relate to Tubman's pain or hopes.

4. Research and report on three abolitionists whose efforts contributed to the success of the Underground Railroad. Specify their contributions.

5. Historians and critics across the years have given conflicting interpretations of the slave songs. Find two conflicting interpretations and write a short paper in which you discuss the view...

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