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*HARRIET TUBMAN (born Araminta Harriet Ross;1820-March10,1913.Was an African abolitionist,humanitarian+Union Spy during the American Civil War.Born into slavery,escaped to Philadelphia in1849,returned to Maryland to rescue her family. Made 19 more missions to rescue more than 300 slaves w/ the help of the network of antislavery activists+safe houses known as the Underground Railroad....

Harriet Tubman. You gotta admit, she was a bad ass. She could've just escaped and stay safely in the north. But no, this chick right here went back and guided others to freedom. They should make a movie about this woman and not some cheapo BET crap, but a real movie. Someone make it happen.

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Freedom's Sisters, Twenty Great African American Women

Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War. After escaping from slavery, into which she was born, she made 13 missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry, and in the post-war era struggled for women's suffrage

"I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.”-Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross; 1820 – March 10, 1913) African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.

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Images of Underground Railroad Safe Houses and Hiding Places - Harriet Tubman - LibGuides Sandbox for Library Schools at Springshare

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Images of Underground Railroad Safe Houses and Hiding Places - Harriet Tubman - LibGuides Sandbox for Library Schools at Springshare