Harriet Tubman 3-1-17 By: Ben Wing and Connor Symons

1. Harriet was born a slave. 2. She went through harsh existence of a field hand. 3. She went through Harsh beatings. 4.She fled slavery leaving her family behind to escape. 5. She lead her family and other slaves to freedom by the under ground railroad. I think it is personal.
1. She survived slavery. 2. She was a huge part of the Underground Railroad. 3. Humanitarian. 4. A union nurse. 5. She was a spy during the American civil war.
She was born in 1820 in Dorchester County, Maryland.
1. She was a hero. 2. She had strength. 3. Determination to help others escape from slavery. 4. She ran from freedom to help others. 5. She was extremely brave. 6. She was smart. 7. Very religious woman.
This is her as a baby.

Timeline

  • 1822 she was born in Dorchester county Maryland.
  • In 1844 she got married to John Tubman.
  • In 1849 she decided to run away from slavery.
  • In 1850 the same day year the Fugitive Slave Act was passed. Tubman conducted her first rescue mission.
  • Between the year of 1851- 1852 she assisted assisted several other individuals escape enslavement on the Eastern Shore.
  • In 1854 she attracted the attention of abolitionists and Underground Railroad conductors.
  • In 1859 Tubman became more publicly active she gave many lectures as a heroic Underground Railroad operator.
  • April 1860 in Boston Tubman helped rescue a fugitive slave from the U.S Marshals.
  • Early 1862 she joined the North abolitionists. Tubman also provided nursing care to black soldiers during the Civil War. Her military services expanded and it now included her spying and scouting behind Confederate lines.
  • June 1863 she was the first woman to command a military raid. She guided Col. James Montgomery and his 2nd South Carolina black regiment and liberated over 700 slaves.
  • During 1862- 1865 Tubman worked as a cook, nurse, laundress, teacher, scout and spy for the Union forces.
  • After the war in 1865 she returned to her home in Auburn New York. There is where she began her careers as a community activist, humanitarian and suffragist.
  • In 1869 she got a divorce and got married again to Nelson Davis and together they shared a nice peaceful marriage for 19 years until he died.
  • In 1913 Harriet Tubman died after a nice peaceful life.
Here is a stamp of her.

Quote

One thing she said is I "said lord I am going to stay steady on you."

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