How the Underground Railroad Worked

The Underground Railroad may have saved as much as 100,000 slaves. Tune into to this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn how the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act and a secret network of abolitionists led to the creation of the Underground Railroad.

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Topics in this Podcast: what the Civil War was about, American history, black history, Underground Railroad, U.S. history, civil rights, slavery, 19th century, U.S. civil war