Abolitionists, Free Blacks, and Runaway Slaves: Surviving Slavery in Maryland

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Read about the groups of people who lived on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the mid-1800s and fought against slavery: the Quakers, former slaves, and fugitive slaves. This article describes the efforts of both whites and blacks, who worked to dismantle the practice of slavery in the U.S.

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