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Who was Harriet Tubman ?

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Jean Sienkowski

on 13 March 2014

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Transcript of Who was Harriet Tubman ?

Who was Harriet Tubman ?
Step 1
Where and what time was she born ?
Step 2
What was her childhood house like ?
Step 3
Step 4
. Harriet was born in 1821
. She was born in DorchesterCounty, Maryland as a slave
The childhood house she lived in had

. a sagged in roof that leaked

. had a one room house with no windows

Her family
Her mom - Harriet Green or Rit

Her Dad - Ben Ross
her 2 older sisters were taken a way crying and screaming who were sold when She was 6

she had six brothers and sisters
. Harriet was a conducter of the underground railroad

. during civil war she was a cook, nurse,and spy for the union army

.Also, helped 700 slaves to freedom and never lost one
Interesting Facts
During meal time she was only fed scrapes
When she was young she got hit in the head with a two pound wieght
Running to Freedom
'" Harriet Tubman" http://www.biography.com/people/harriet-tubman-9511430

Mcmullan, Kate . Harriet Tubman , Mulwakee, G steavens Pub. , 1997
'' I was conductor of the underground for 8 years , and I can say what most conductors can't say ; I never ran my train off my track and never lost a passenger ''
Physical pain was normal in the Tubman family
She escaped slavery in 1849 and wet to philadelphia
She traveled 90 m to philadelphia
She got her parents, her brothers and sisters, and 60 other slaves out of slavery

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