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Underground Railroad Essay

527 words - 3 pages

Underground Railroad
based on the story A Glory Over Everything
By-Huiying Xiao
Signals- ON=On Stage OFF=Off Stage :S:=At the same time W)=Wait for _secs
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Characters-
Narrator-Huiying Xiao

Workers/Slaves-Daniel Nguyen, Jaquelin Tzompanti

Harriet Tubman(Slave)-Suong Kim

Harriet's Sisters(Slave)-Anjoli Ramos, Huiying Xiao

Dr. Thompson-Barry Lu

Helpers of the Underground Railroad-Mykie Preab_____________

Slaves-ON(Pretend to work in fields) (sigh....)

Helper-(Stare at Harriet for 2 sec, then walk up to her) Hi, I live on the farm near Bucktown, if you ever need help, let me know....(walks away)OFF

Workers+Sister-OFF

Dr.Thompson-ON (say on the phone) ...view middle of the document...

Sisters-(stops) I'm not going anymore, I'm going back!!!

Harriet-Come on!!! We already started!!

Sisters-(leaves) Bye!! Not going anymore, look at all these vines, and all the painful obstacles, and we might get caught by those big muscley guards!!!

Harriet+Sisters-(All leave) (then go back to sleep)

Narrator-So they have ended their journey and the sister have gave up, so they came back to slavery.

Harriet-(wakes up) I'm going to go North without them this time, I remember that White person who was willing to help, but I must let someone know first.

Narrator-She sings those words that she will be going to promised land and slept at night, then woke up at night and prepares food for her journey.......

Harriet-I'm going to that person for their help.(Goes to the white person) (knock on door)

Helper-(Opens the door) Welcome! You must have come to seek promised land. Here are names of the next places you will be going. The first is a farm where people will feed you, when it's safe, they will lead you to your next destination.

Harriet-(hands jacket to Helper) Here is this, thanks for helping me.

Narrator-Harriet was hidden and sent to her next destination, then she arrived at a farm.
W)2 secs
Narrator-The next day arrives when Harriet is at her next destination

Helper-sweep the farm!!!

Harriet-Okay...(sweep the farm)

Narrator-Harriet was suspcious about why they were asking her to sweep, but she did it anyways.

Helper-You will be hid under blankets to go to your next destination.

Narrator-Harriet was helped one by one by the Underground Railroad organization, and she soon became part of it and led other slaves to freedom too.

THE END!!!

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