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Follow the drinking gourd

By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.

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  • "In the early days of slavery in the United States many slaves tried to escape their cruel bondage by fleeeing north, usually to Canada, to freedom. A secret network of people (the Underground Railroad) assisted escaped slaves and directions were hidden in the words of the folk song "Follow the Drinking Gourd"; the drinking gourd being the Big Dipper."
  • "By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad."
  • "By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada."
  • "By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada."@en
  • "L'épopée des esclaves noirs américains, l'oeil sur la Grande Ourse, en fuite vers le Nord, le lac Erié, le Canada, terre de liberté. Cette quête est racontée dans des illustrations primitives d'une grande beauté."

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  • "Dust jackets (Bindings)"@en
  • "Dust jackets (Bindings)"
  • "Juvenile works"
  • "Juvenile works"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en

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  • "Follow the drinking gourd"
  • "Follow the drinking gourd"@en
  • "Et ils suivirent la Grande Ourse"