Asked in African-American HistorySlaveryHarriet Tubman
What obstacles did Harriet Tubman face in her quest to help free other slaves?
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.