Jan 29, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AFS 3150 - The Underground Railroad in the Midwest


During the mid to late 19th century, Calhoun County, Michigan was an active human rights center. This area was one stop on the Central Michigan route of the Underground Railroad. Slaves would begin their journey in one of the upper southern states, and go from stop to stop, ultimately reaching “their Canaan lands.” There was a large group who participated in this pursuit of freedom for the enslaved Africans. They were considered subversive fanatics by slaveholders and righteous reformers by other. The aim of this class is the examination of the Underground Railroad system and the people involved. Of particular interest will be the role played by Michiganders in this freedom movement.

Credits: 3 hours



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