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Harriet Tubman

HARRIET TUBMAN By: Cierra Bowens

A B O U THarriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.

EARLY LIFE Harriet tubman was born with enslaved parents in donchester maryland. Her mother, Harriet “Rit” Green, was owned by Mary Pattison Brodess. Her father, Ben Ross, was owned by Anthony Thompson. Hariet tubman had 8 siblings Linah Ross, Mariah Ritty Ross, Moses Ross, Ben Ross, Robert Ross, Henry Ross, Rachel Ross, Soph Ross

Things about harriet tubman 1.) Harriet Tubman was married to John Tubman when she was about 24 years old. John was a free black man. 2.) Harriet Tubman's birth name was Araminta Ross and her nick name was Minty. 3.) After freeing herself from enslavement, in Harriet Tubman returned to Maryland to rescue other members of her family.4.) Harriet Tubman was known as the Moses of her people. ‘Go Down Moses' is a song she used to communicate her coming and going. 5.) In all, Harriet is believed to have conducted approximately 300 people to freedom in the North Canadian territory over a 15 year period. 6.) Harriet Tubman's husband dies during the Civil War. Harriet later marries Nelson Davis 7.) After the outbreak of the Civil War, Harriet Tubman became a soldier, spy and a nurse8.) Harriet was successful as a nurse due to her ability to cure men of dysentery by means of native herbs. 9.) After the war ended, Harriet Tubman helped a biographer publish her life story.10.) She died on 10 March 1913 after suffering from pneumonia.


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