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Teaching An Account Of The Underground Railroad

An Account Of The Underground Railroad

This is a first-hand account from a conductor on the Underground Railroad. John P. Parker is believed to have escorted hundreds of escaped slaves to freedom.

John P. Parker
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What was the role of a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad and how should they be remembered today?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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