Biography Of Harriet Tubman

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The Jr. Biography highlights the accomplishments of Harriet Tubman, one of the most influential American’s in our nation’s young history. The adventure begins with Araminta Ross a slave born in Maryland, in 1822. When Araminta was 11 years old she changed her name to Harriet. Harriet later married a free man named John Tubman. After the death of her owner, Edward Brodess, Harriet Tubman decided to escape to Philadelphia. Here, Tubman met William Still; who inspired Harriet with a story regarding a man named Henry, who mailed himself in a wooden box to attain freedom. Still asked Tubman to become a conductor for the Underground Railroad. She enthusiastically accepted the task. Harriet Tubman was responsible for freeing hundreds of slaves from

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