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Welcome to Vocabulary Central

   The following is a list of words from our unit on the Underground Railroad:

emancipation    manumission     fugitive       abolitionist
plantation      auction         antebellum     underground
Union           Confederate     proclamation   literate
secede          economy         agriculture    resist
obstacles       narrative       civil          rebellion

Activity one: Look up all the words that are unfamiliar to your team by using the link to the on line dictionary given below.

Activity two: Make a wordsearch puzzle for your team using

Note: Visit this page whenever you come upon an unfamiliar word. A thesaurus has also been provided for you to use when trying to find just the right word. The thesaurus will be helpful to you when you are writing your abolitionist's journal and creating the script for the slave's oral history.
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Last updated  2008/09/28 09:44:23 PDT