Geography And Black History: Mexico’s Role In The Underground Railroad.

. When it comes to the Underground Railroad, Canada is the destination mentioned often, and it is something taught in American schools. And with good reasons. Slaves who wanted to escape to freedom would make their trek to Canada, and ultimately, freedom. At least 30,000 slaves made their way to Canada. (Routes slaves took to…

The Geography of US/Cuba Relations

  90 miles of water separates the U.S. state of Florida from the nation of Cuba. Such a short distance, and yet, much contention. Recently, an entry about the potential for a tourism boom in Cuba was written on TheGeoScholar. With President Donald Trump rolling back changes that former President Barack Obama made towards US/Cuba…