Underground Railroad: Practical Advice for Finding Passengers Getting Them to Safety, and Staying One Step Ahead of the Tyrants
Many times in history, individuals dedicated to freedom have risked everything to help those fleeing unjust persecution. In the United States in the ... Show synopsis Many times in history, individuals dedicated to freedom have risked everything to help those fleeing unjust persecution. In the United States in the 1800s, the term Underground Railroad was coined to describe the network of citizens who helped slaves in the South find freedom in the North and in Canada. Though slavery has been abolished, there are still injustices, cases in which the law of the land conflicts with the God-given rights of American citizens. And fortunately there are still those who will stand up and help those fugitives find safety and freedom in another place. Jefferson Mack (Safe House, Running a Ring of Spies) believes that, given a chance, many Americans are willing to take that stand, and it is for them that he has written this blueprint for justice. Here you will learn how to organize an underground railroad, spread the word through the grapevine, find and maintain safe houses, build networks of like-minded friends and establish the all-important security features, including how to assess a potential apassengerasa suitability and spot ringers.