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Who was Harriet Tubman?

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October 25, 2017 7:47AM

Harriet Tubman (Araminta Ross, 1820-1913) was an escaped slave who returned to the South more than 19 times to help other escaping slaves. She led more than 300 slaves, including her parents, to freedom.

Harriet Tubman was a abolitionist, which is a person who was against slavery she freed over 300 slaves and never got one taken back her nick name was black Moses she was not the only abolitionist, but she sure was a popular one.


Harriet Tubman is an African American woman who freed slaves using the Underground Railroad system.
Harriet Tubman was an active abolitionist and a spy during the American Civil War. She escaped her slavery and came back to her plantation to rescue over 70 of her enslaved family and friends. She used safe houses along the trails between the North and South, also known as the Underground Railroad.

Harriet Tubmans 'Jobs' in her life

At the begining of her life she was a slave. This was until she was about 29.

Then she was a conductor of the underground railroad.

After this, during the Civil war, she served the union as a scout, a spy and a nurse.

Well done Harriet Tubman!
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July 09, 2015 3:13AM

Harriet Tubman was one of the leaders in the Underground Railroad.