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  • Unassimilated :
    Not yet similar to others, or part of a group; retaining distinctive differences
  • Underground Railroad :
    A route or means of escape for thousands of slaves from the southern United States to the north and Canada operating from the late 1700s to 1862; it was called the Underground Railroad in 1831, and free blacks and white abolitionists (‘conductors’) offered slaves travelling at night food, clothing and safe locations (‘stations’)

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