Unit 6: Escaping to Freedom and Follow the Drinking Gourd

Learn these words from the biography by Daniel Schulman and the traditional song (Inside: Level A, Unit 6).

Here are our links to the selections of "Struggle for Freedom": Escaping to Freedom; Follow the Drinking Gourd, Brave Butterflies, Farah Ahmedi, Seeking Freedom, Harriet Tubman

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  1. slave
    a person who is forcibly held in servitude
  2. right
    an abstract idea of that which is due by law or nature
  3. freedom
    the condition of being free
  4. escape
    run away from confinement
  5. troubling
    causing distress, worry, or anxiety
  6. accept
    react favorably to; consider right and proper
  7. reward
    compensation for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
  8. capture
    the act of taking a person by force
  9. travel
    change location
  10. board
    get on, as trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.
  11. daring
    disposed to venture or take risks
  12. exclaim
    utter aloud, often with surprise, horror, or joy
  13. assist
    give help; be of service
  14. journey
    the act of traveling from one place to another
  15. carry
    physically move while supporting, by vehicle, hands, or body
  16. quail
    a small game bird
Created on August 5, 2016 (updated August 15, 2016)

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