Harriet Tubman Facts

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Harriet Tubman in her later years

Introduction - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was an amazing woman and one of the most famous women in black history. She was born into slavery, escaped and then risked her freedom and life to save numerous others from slavery. Her name has become synonymous with the Underground Railroad which was a network of routes and hiding places used to help slaves escape from southern states to freedom in the north. On this page is a list of interesting facts, a synopsis of Harriet Tubman's life including when she was born, where she lived, how she helped slaves escape to freedom, and what her role in the American Civil War was. This information is written for both adults and kids, who may be writing Black History Month reports.

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Harriet Tubman Slavery Facts

Harriet Tubman Civil War Facts

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