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slaves escaped to Canada for freedom because a law on both sides of the war was that you were aloud to retrieve your slaves but once in Canada they were protected by the canadians

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15y ago

They choose Canada because it's the closest contry and there was a lot of free land.

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They needed to get to Canada so they could be free

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11y ago

Because the Fugitive Slave Act made it more dangerous for them to hide anywhere in the USA.

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Harriet Tubman lead slaves to canada because canada was a free state and prohibited slave capturers.

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13y ago

to get to the other side

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12y ago

the masters could catch them in the north

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Most likely to escape slavery

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Q: Why did the slaves escape to Canada why didn't they go somewhere else?
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