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The Underground Railroad

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harrison burke

on 12 October 2012

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The Underground Railroad the slaves came from Africa without a choice The American slave buyers. The African slaves Many had died from commiting suicide on the way to escape slavery . Harriet Tubman this picture came from
"www.math.buffalo.edu" this picture came from
"cdn2.americancivilwar.com" The Underground Railroad
by Harrison Burke
"Due to the strong anti-slavery influence in Bellefonte among a small group of Quakers, many of the fugitive slaves from the southeastern states, after reaching Centre County, settled in Bellefonte ... The County's largest population was located there." by Charles Blockson
from "bellefonte.topcities.com" The amaericans have many more advantages over the slaves, such as guns.
They would often use it as a threat to force them to work. Many slave owners would pay upwards of $2631
in today's money! picture from "www.msu.edu" this picture came from "www.hapmoore.com" Unlike European religions, most African religions were not based on sacred texts or scriptures, but rather on continuous revelation. from "www.digitalhistory.uh.edu" Most areas did not create a religious orthodoxy or have an entrenched priesthood. African law recognized slavery and the right of owners to alienate slaves. The Portuguese were the first to arrive. By 1471, under the patronage of Prince Henry the Navigator, they had reached the area that was to become known as the Gold Coast because Europeans knew the area as the source of gold that reached Muslim North Africa by way of trade routes across the Sahara. The initial Portuguese interest in trading for gold, ivory, and pepper so increased that in 1482 the Portuguese built their first permanent trading post on the western coast of present-day Ghana. This fortress, Elmina Castle, constructed to protect Portuguese trade from European competitors and hostile Africans, still stands. http://www.ghanaweb.com These things are expensive! vs
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