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Why was there a Valuable reward for the capture of Harriet Tubman?


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February 18, 2009 2:30AM

Harriet Tubman was known for successfully getting slaves to freedom in the north, and knowing slave owners, they really did not like that very much, they wanted her success to end, so they put up a higher reward for her capture, so more slaves would stay on their plantation. So it was really "the higher the reward, the more likely people would really look for her."