WONDER #2527: Can You Put a Secret Message in a Song?

Question 1 of 3

Which leading figure in the Underground Railroad movement used African-American spirituals to convey information via secret messages?

  1. Sojourner Truth
  2. Harriet Tubman
  3. Frederick Douglass
  4. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Question 2 of 3

Canaan was a secret code word used in many spirituals to refer to what?

  1. Canada
  2. Maryland
  3. Alaska
  4. California

Question 3 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Many people involved with the Underground Railroad used African American spirituals to communicate secret messages.
  2. Harriet Tubman was a leader of the Underground Railroad.
  3. Many types of songs contain secret messages.
  4. The best way to send a secret message is through a song.

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