Harriet Tubman DBQ

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Eastern Shore
part of Maryland which lies to the east of Chesapeake Bay, along the shore

Deep South
states including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina

Upper South
usually refers to states including Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina

Fugitive Slave Act
an act passed by Congress in 1850 which required Northerners to return escaped slaves to their owners

Underground Railroad
name given to the secret network of people and safe houses that extended from the border states to Canada

border states
Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware

Escorts who went with the escaped slaves

Harriet Tubman’s nickname

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