Teach Flight to Freedom

1850
the antebellum era

Flight to Freedom

1850: the antebellum era

Flight to Freedom

Estimated time: 1 hour

In “Flight to Freedom,” players take on the role of Lucy, a 14-year-old girls enslaved in Kentucky who escapes to Ohio. As Lucy joins a community of abolitionists, players discover that life in the “free” North is dangerous and difficult. In 1850, the Fugitive Slave Act threatens all African Americans in the North and brings new urgency to the anti-slavery movement.

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