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Underground Railroad in Kansas
Fact Sheet - The Underground Railroad In Kansas Territory
Reading Cards - The Underground Railroad In Kansas Territory
Activity Sheet - The Underground Railroad In Kansas Territory
Answer Sheet - The Underground Railroad In Kansas Territory
Underground Railroad in Kansas--Wordsearch
$200 Reward: Runaway Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Kansas Territory - A Kansas Memory Podcast
COMPROMISE OF 1850 AND THE FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW
THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT (1850)
DRED SCOTT DECISION
DRED SCOTT V. JOHN F.A. SANDFORD
ACT TO PUNISH OFFENSES AGAINST SLAVE PROPERTY (1855) - This act was passed by the Kansas Territory's pro-slavery legislature in September 1855.
Legislation regarding slavery in Kansas Territory (1855-1857)
Lizzie and the Underground Railway (Chapter 7) from "Pioneer Days In Kansas" by Rev. Richard Cordley, D. D.
The Underground Railroad In Kansas Territory - Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, iindustries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. (1912)
A Home Missionary Journey Never Before Reported - Lewis Bodwell's Account of Assisting Slaves, The Kansas Telephone, Manhattan, Kansas, August 1893
Lewis Bodwell, Frontier Preacher: The Early Years, Part 1, Russell K. Hickman, Kansas Historical Quarterly, August 1943
Lewis Bodwell, Frontier Preacher: The Early Years (Conclusion), Russell K. Hickmann, Kansas Historical Quarterly, November 1943
Wrecking Slavery From The Kansas Territory: The "Topeka" Boys as Saboteurs 1855-1861, William Wagnon, March 2005
Underground Railroad - John Ritchie, Portrait of an Uncommon Man, Shawnee County Historical Society Bulletin 68, November 1991
A Few Incidents In The Life of General John Ritchie, Mrs. H. C. Root, April 1903 (KSHS-37131)
Mary Margaret Ritchie Wright's recollections of her grandfather John Ritchie
Lane's Trail and the Underground Railway
KTWU Sunflower Journeys 1706A - Underground Railroad
The "Liberty Line" in Lawrence
History of the Underground Railroad in Douglas County
Aboard the Underground Railroad - The Todd House in Tabor, Iowa
Cool Things: Underground Railroad Chair
WEB SITES TO EXPLORE
Navigate a route to freedom using an interactive map.
Go to Interactive History/Navigate a route to freedom using our interactive map. "Follow the Trail to Freedom in the 1850's."
Go back in time to the 1800's see history as you become a young slave who must make some important decisions.
Are you ready for a hard dangerous journey to escape to freedom?
Experience life on a plantation as a slave.
Underground Railroad-Escape From Slavery-Interactive Activity
GREAT BOOKS TO READ
For great books to read on the Underground railroad visit Scholastic "The Underground Railroad"
Remember to visit the Topeka Public Library! Search online for books on the Underground Railroad.
GAMES, TRIVIA AND MORE
The Underground Railroad Change of Pace
IMPORTANT PEOPLE AND PLACES
My Bondage and Freedom by Frederick Douglass-1855
The Narrative of Sojourner Truth-1850
The Library of Congress "America's Story"
Aboard the Underground Railroad: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary