The Most Dangerous Role of the Underground Railroad. Runaway Slaves. Runaway Slaves. Runaway slaves faced the most dangers during their tip to freedom along the Underground Railroad.
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The Most Dangerous Role of the Underground Railroad
Runaway slaves faced the most dangers during their tip to freedom along the Underground Railroad.
Unfamiliar territories/climates, lack of food and appropriate clothing, traveling at night, slave catchers, and fake safe houses are some of the dangers they faced.
Runaway slaves had to quickly adapt to new and strange territories.
Especially in the Northern states, the climate changes dramatically from that of the Southern states.
Runaway slaves didn’t pack food before they ran away.
Slaves didn’t own nice clothing.
Traveling by night wasn’t very easy.
Slave catchers were always a threat.
As time went on, not all safe houses were authentic.