Harriet Tubman

Conductor of the Underground Railroad

Ann Petry

By: Kaitlyn Fain

Ann Petry

Ann Petry was born on October 12, 1908. Ann was an American novelist. Ann Petry wrote the book Harriet Tubman Conductor of the Underground Railroad. This book was written in 1996. Ann wrote many more books than this one book.

Harriet Tubman

Harriet was born on the Brodas Plantation. As she was a child she was known as Minta or Minty. As Minta got older and stronger she received the name Harriet from her mother. Harriet was hired out a few times when she grew a little older and learned that she is not good at working in the Big House. When Harriet got hired out after a while she started working in the field, she was stronger than more of the men working out there. Skipping forward, Harriet soon escaped slavery and made it to freedom. She later helped many more slaves escape to freedom.

Harriet Tubman

Araminta Ross further known as Harriet Tubman was born enslaved on a plantation. As a child Harriet's pet name was Minta. As Minta got older she received the name Harriet from her mother who's name was Harriet Ross. She grew up as strong as a man maybe stronger. She escaped the life of slavery at an older age and began to help free many others with pride.

Harriet Rit Green

Harriet Rit Green was Harriet Tubman's mother. She gave birth to Harriet Tubman in the cabin on the Brodas plantation. She was owned by Mary Brodess and later bought out.

Benjamin Ross

Benjamin Ross was Harriet Tubman's farther. He met Harriet Rit Green when his owner and Harriet's owner got married together.
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