A History Of US, Book 5, Chapters 37-38
|Underground Railroad||a system that helped enslaved African Americans follow a network of escape routes out of the South to freedom in the North|
|Abraham Lincoln|| |
16th President of the United States saved the Union during the Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
|Oberlin||in 1837 was the first college or university to offer education to both women and men.|
|Dred Scott||United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state|
a very steep cliff
|wringing||to twist in a forceful way.|
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