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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was a very accomplished woman with many great feats under her belt. Born into slavery under the name Araminta, she lived a tough life. She later married a free black man, and took her mother’s first name and her husband’s last name, now under the name Harriet Tubman. A short while after she married her husband, her master died, this was when Tubman made her move. She escaped, going from Maryland to Pennsylvania alone and unnoticed. She later went on to become a conductor for...

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Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman was born Araminta Ross to slave parents, Harriet Green and Ben Ross. Harriet Green was known as Rit. Harriet Tubman was known as Minty. Rit was owned by Mary Pattison Brodess and later her son Edward. Her mother Rit who may have been the child of a white man was a cook for the Brodess family .Her father Ben was a skilled woodsman who managed the timber work on Thompson's plantation.In Harriet’s childhood, Harriet had to watch her little brother and a baby because...

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born as a slaveBorn a slave, Harriet Tubman iscan be defined as a self-liberated abolitionist who is hthat is honored for saving hundreds of slaves and helping them reach freedom. Harriet Tubman struggled through her early years working as a slave for plantation owners. Harriet wapossessed ves very little worth to anyone, she never got the respect or companionship that which a person needs. She faced discrimination, racism, and torture from all of her owners. Harriet Tuman dealt with Overcoming various...

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Harriet Tubman Summary of Harriet Tubman: “Some linked her to Joan of Arc for her charisma and simple faith. She had a dream and visions, and extraordinary things happened to her. She led a charmed life through incredible dangers” (http://www.harriettubman.com/callhermoses.html). Harriet Ross Tubman was born in the Bucktown district of Dorchester County, Maryland. As an illiterate slave she escaped to freedom in 1849. “For the next 11 years she returned to the South 19 times to lead more than...

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Harriet Tubman My paper is on Harriet Tubman. Harriet Tubman was a very heroic woman who completed thirteen missions to free black slaves using the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman was born with the name Araminta "Minty" Ross to slave parents, Harriet Rit Green and Ben Ross. Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland. There is no accurate account of Harriet Tubman’s birthday. Harriet only had a general knowledge that she was born in between the years of 1815 to 1825. Harriet Tubman...

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Mrs. Fernandez Do you know how many slaves Harriet Tubman saved throughout her whole life? Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland in the year of 1822. Harriet Tubman grew up with a very loving mother, but the first years of her life were pretty tough, though. She lived with a fear of getting separated from her family, like many other slaves. Harriet’s real name was Armanitia Ross, but she changed it. Harriet was a humanitarian to all slaves by taking care of them; being...

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Catherine Clinton’s biography “Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom” is an interesting and comprehensive biography on Harriet Tubman’s life. Catherine Clinton is a renowned historian with a special interest in black history. Many consider Harriet Tubman as the “Black Moses” of America and for good reason; she has lead hundreds of slaves to freedom, risking her own life for their welfare. This book is truly comprehensive and immersive and focuses on exposing the reality of Harriet Tubman’s life. Most biographical...

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Harriet Tubman "When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything; the sun came like gold through the trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in Heaven.” (Harriet Tubman, approx. 1820’s-1913). Harriet Tubman quoted this after her first breath of freedom. She was born into slavery in the 1820’s, so it is chilling to hear her description of what that meant to her. I asked myself, “Would I risk that glory...

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Harriet Tubman -Born: Between 1820 and 1825 in Dorchester County, Maryland, U.S.A. (Birth records were not kept for slaves and Tubman was born as a slave). -Death: March 10th 1913, Auburn, New-York -Family Ben Ross (father): Ben was released from slavery at the age of forty-five. Harriet Greene (mother): No details. -Childhood: In Dorchester country, Tubman was often beaten and whipped by most of her slave owners. As a young child, she suffered a terrible head injury while trying...

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Introduction Harriet Ross Tubman originally named Araminta Ross a black woman, she was born into slavery. She is a very courageous woman. She would do anything to help others expect out of slavery and into the ?free land?, Canada. She is very smart especially when it comes to fouling the bloodhounds and the slave captures. Araminta lived till she was in her late 90?s. She was born 1 of eleven children. Through the courses of her life she served as a spy, scout a cook, and a nurse. Biography Harriet Ross...

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