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It is not healthy when a nation lives within a nation, as colored Americans are living inside America. A nation cannot live confident of its tomorrow if its refugees are among its own citizens.
--Pearl S. Buck

Facts & Myths about the Underground Railroad

Much of what people commonly hear and believe about the Underground Railroad is based on myths and false information. How much do you know about the Underground Railroad? Decide whether each statement below is true… or false.

The Underground Railroad was actually a narrow dirt road that freedom-seeking slaves walked along to reach Canada.

True False


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