- Western Front
- Trench Warfare
- Shell Shock
- Trench foot
- Percussive wound
- Compound fracture
- Simple Fracture
- Mustard Gas
- Duck Board
- Chlorine Gas
- Field Hospital
- Advanced Dressing station
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Write out the following words and explain their specific meaning in your books:
"The Underground Railroad" - Charles T Webber 1893
This is Levi Coffin - he and his wife helped over 2000 Slaves escape. He was a Quaker, many of this faith were also involved in the British abolition movement and in improving factory conditions for workers.
Code language: Use this language and the atlas to plot a rout from the state of Kentucky to the City of Detroit.
Members of the Underground Railroad often used specific code-words, based on the metaphor of the railway. For example:
- People who helped slaves find the railroad were "agents" (or "shepherds")
- Guides were known as "conductors"
- Hiding places were "stations" or "way stations"
- "Station masters" hid slaves in their homes
- Escaped slaves were referred to as "passengers" or "cargo"
- Slaves would obtain a "ticket"
- Similar to common gospel lore, the "wheels would keep on turning"
- Financial benefactors of the Railroad were known as "stockholders"
Uncle Tom's Cabin
This book written by an American Woman, is seen by some as being a cause of the American Civil War between States that wished to keep slavery and those who wised to see it abolished.
Click here for the link to access the resource used in class.