"The 1800s were a different time, you see. Southern states allowed slavery. Some people thought that it wasn't right. They had to take a stand!" That's right, many people helped slaves escape to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Our youth need to understand this very important period in American history. Take a look at these products. They will help you give some context if you're about to teach about this tragic time in America's past. "The Underground Railroad was a path to liberty!"