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27 Oct 2017
The States that originally formed the Confederacy were South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. It is a Republic that benefitted the South. It preserved slavery, states rights, and political liberty for the white people.
The system helped thousands of people escape slavery. Conductors transported runaways in secret and saw them to freedom in either the Northern State or Canada.
Harriet Tubman escaped form Philadelphia She was a famous conductor of the railroad
The Underground Railroad
John Brown developed a plan to seize the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry. To free & arm the enslaved in the area and begin insurrection against slavery. They were facing a contingent of U.S. Marines. After less than 36 hours Brown was captured. He was then sentenced to death.
John Brown's Raid
Uncle Tom;s Cabin
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