Harriet Tubman died of pneumonia in 1913. Born into slavery in the 1820's, she escaped at age 30 and went on to become a leading figure in the anti-slavery movement. After spending...
Harriet Tubman helped hundreds of American slaves escape along the secret route to freedom known as the Underground Railroad. Born a slave herself, she fled from Maryland to freedom in Philadelphia in 1849. For the next 10 years she made repeated secret...
Name at Birth:
Dorchester County, Maryland
Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross c. 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an African-
American abolitionist, humanitarian, and, during the American Civil War, a Union
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Tubman, a woman who led enslaved people to freedom along the Underground
Also known as: Araminta Green or Araminta Ross (birth name), Harriet
Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman
escaped to freedom, and later led more than 300 other slaves to the North and to Canada to their freedom, too. Harriet Tubman'
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Harriet Tubman is perhaps the most well-known of all the Underground
Railroad's "conductors." During a ten-year span she made 19 trips into the South
1819 Birth. Araminta Ross [Harriet Tubman] was born into slavery in 1819 or
1820, in Dorchester County, Maryland. Given the names of her two parents, both
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Harriet Tubman is one of the giants of American history—a fearless visionary who
led scores of her fellow slaves to freedom and battled courageously behind ...
Harriet Tubman is an American hero. She was born enslaved, liberated herself,
and returned to the area of her birth many times to lead family, friends, and other