Harriet Tubman DBQ

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Eastern Shore
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part of Maryland which lies to the east of Chesapeake Bay, along the shore
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Deep South
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states including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina
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Upper South
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usually refers to states including Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina
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Fugitive Slave Act
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an act passed by Congress in 1850 which required Northerners to return escaped slaves to their owners
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Underground Railroad
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name given to the secret network of people and safe houses that extended from the border states to Canada
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border states
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Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware
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Conductor
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Escorts who went with the escaped slaves
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Moses
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Harriet Tubman’s nickname

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