Harriet Tubman

by Linden Thompson

NAME AND OTHER

Harriet Tubman's birth name is Amaminta Harriet Ross.1819-1913

Quote

"When I found I had crossed that line I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person, I felt like I was in heaven."

Job

Civil rights activist
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Why She Is Famus

  1. Harriet Tubman was an American bondwoman who escaped from slavery in the South to become a leading abolitionist before the American Civil War. She was born in Maryland in 1820, and successfully escaped in 1849. Yet she returned many times to rescue both family members and non-relatives from the plantation system. She led hundreds to freedom in the North as the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad.

Something Interesting

She got hit by a lead weight

She Is .......

Harriet Tubman is brave because she went into situations that she could have not came back from, and inspiring because she risked her life for others.