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Grace Harwood Harriet Tubman

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Jefferson Middle

on 15 February 2013

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Transcript of Grace Harwood Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman An amazing women in history 1. Harriet was born into slavery in 1820 on the eastern shore of Maryland in Dorchester County near Cambridge Maryland.
2. She was a nurse and a spy for union forces during the Civil War.
3. Her parents names were Benjamin and Harriet Ross.
4. Harriet married a free black man named John Tubman in 1844. In 1848, she ran away from slavery with her two brothers, but her brothers returned in fear of being killed.
5. She made many trips from Philadelphia to Maryland to rescue her siblings and parents from slavery. She became well known in the world of slavery and huge rewards were offered for her capture. She was nicknamed "the Moses of her people." Facts about Harriet Tubman Harriet was one of the founders of the underground railroad, which is an imaginary road where slaves go to trusted white peoples houses on their "roadway" to freedom. During the Civil War, she helped as a spy for the Union Army. She later went to Washington D.C. to be a nurse. She made 19 trips on the underground railroad and freed over 300 slaves. Tubman was also active in the Women's Right's Movement in New England and New York. Tubman's Accomplishments Harriet was daring, risky, brave, courageous, and adventurous because she risked her life to free people from slavery, and she had to face a lot of obstacles along the way. Character Traits For Harriet Tubman Pictures of Harriet Tubman An amazing woman from
history By: Grace Harwood
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