Women in history: Harriet Tubman


1. She had to be careful of everyone because she had a bounty on her head.

2. She had to deal with narcolepsy and avoid slave patrols.

3. When trying to get food from towns there are a lot more slave patrols so it was hard for her to get food.

4. She had to take dangerous route just to avoid slave patrols.

5. It was hard for her to trust people because one of her contacts had betrayed the slaves she sent to her.


1. She was loved by many slave for rescuing them from there masters.

2. She was known for escorting 300 slaves to freedom.

3. She was also known for being brave and having leadership.

4.another thing she is known for is for when she was defending a fellow slave and took a hit from a two pound weight on the head and got a concussion.

5. An accomplishment is that she was a union soldier in the civil war.


Harriet Tubman lived from 1820 to 1913. She lived in Maryland as a slave and later on helped the slaves in Philadelphia become free.


1. She was born into slavery.

2. The injury of the 2 pound weight was there for the rest of her life.

3. She is scared that slave patrols will catch them.

4. She was scared for her family because they had a higher chance of getting caught so they could lure out Harriet.

5. She escaped slavery when she learned that she was being sold tho a man down south

6. She died in a house that she founded for slaves that was next to her house.

7. Her second husband was a union soldier and they met during the civil war.


1851-1860 she conducted 19 trips in the Underground Railroad.

1861 Harriet became a union soldier during the civil war.

1863 Tubman became a spy for colonel James Montgomery.

1844 she married john Tubman.

1849 her master and his son died. She also ran off with her two brothers.

1860 she stopped working at the Underground Railroad and hid in safety in Canada.

1850 she became the conductor of the Underground Railroad.

1851 she went to Canada to free more slaves.

1857 she went to auburn to live the rest of her life.

1913 she died in a slave sanctuary home that was next to her house.


" I freed a thousand slaves and I could have freed a thousand more if only knew they were slaves".

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