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Slave
A person owned as the property of another person.
conductor
A person who guided run away on the Underground Railroad and directed them where to go next.
safe house
A place where run away slaves could find food and shelter.
Underground Railroad
A secret network of people who helped runaway slaves escape to freedom.
North Star
The brightest star in the northern sky.
Drinking Gourd
Code name the slaves used for the Big Dipper and a gourd with a cut out portion used to scoop water from a bucket.
patrollers
Men on horse back who searched for escaping slaves.
Emancipation Proclamation
Declared that slaves in rebellious states were free.
master
The owner of a plantation was called this by his slaves.
Abolitionist
A person who did not believe in slavery and who worked to free slaves.