A bunch of slaves went missing and there is a flyer for a $100 reward.
Will's family wrote letters for him telling him about how there life is going.
Tom ripped down the posters that said slaves wanted. He used and knife and then then burned them.
Will wrote a letter back to his sister. Telling her all about what his life is like right now and what is going on.
Will's sister Lucy wrote back and answered all the questions Will asked
Will wrote a letter to Elise the girl he met who had lunch with him.
They talk about slavery a lot. This is the time when slavery started.
This is the time when people couldn't trade slaves for another slave. They could only sell them for new ones.
This is when the compromise of 1850 was. It made some states free but not completely.
It was a time when people fought against slavery. Some wanted slaves and some didn't. It didn't free the slaves though.
This is the time when slavery ended.