Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: The Escape of William and Ellen Craft

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Having heard while in Slavery that "God made of one blood all nations of men," and also that the American Declaration of Independence says, that "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these, are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness;" we could not understand by what right we were held as "chattels." Therefore, we felt perfectly justified in undertaking the dangerous and exciting task of "running a ...

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: The Escape of William and Ellen Craft 2013, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781493717798

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