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Harriet Tubman

What obstacles did Harriet Tubman face in her quest to help free other slaves?

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December 05, 2011 7:48PM

Harriet Tubman indeed faced many obstacles in her quest to help free other slaves. Due to the Fugitive Slave Law, her capture was worth $40,000. And there were hired people to try and capture her along her journey. She could have been sent to prison. I believe she was considered an outlaw.