Slavery

What was slavery like?

Find out how long slavery went on, where the slaves came from, and their lifestyles.

The slaves were African Americans that came here by sailing on ships across the Atlantic.



How long did slavery last till 1865.




What brought slavery to an end in the United States, The 13th amendment, and the Civil war.


The Underground Railroad

What was the Underground Railroad? The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada


Who was Harriet Tubman? Harriet Tubman was an African-American humanitarian, escaped slave, and Union spy during the American Civil War. She started the Underground Railroad.


Harriet lead over 300 slaves to freedom.


Music

The theme the songs have in common, freedom, reflecting on their lives, and home, and hidden codes.


The purpose did some of the slave songs serve, they helped the slaves move together and pass the time


The significance of the words in these songs, to let people believe that there is hope in become free.