Harriet Tubman And Florence Nightingale Analysis

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Harriett Tubman and Florence Nightingale both brought great change is many people’s lives over the course of their life. Harriett Tubman was a slave on a Maryland plantation. No matter what life threw at her, such as being struck in the head by a weight causing severe head trauma, she persevered. She would make up to nineteen trips to the south to deliver slaves to the north and Canada through the Underground Railroad; earning her the nickname Moses the Deliverer. Florence Nightingale was born into wealth, but had always had a fascination with mending things. At thirty-three she accepted an unpaid position as superintendent. She brought great change in healthcare for soldiers within the British army and after becoming sick she led people to continue her work. She would go on to make great changes in the field of medicine and changed how people viewed the field of medicine since. Tubman and Nightingale both show many characteristics of a servant leader. One step that Robert Greenleaf …show more content…

Harriett Tubman fits Almost all the same traits as Rusesabagina, while Florence Nightingale share some. Some comparisons are, they both cared for people during a time when no one else would. They made it their mission to protect people from harm, and in Harriett Tubman’s case, lead people to safety. Paulo Freire made points about how a good leader is never born perfect, but they gain the skills they need along the way. Tubman was able to do what she did by learning how and when to travel safely and during which times. She did not have all these skills from birth but learned them through her life. Nightingale always had an interest in health, but she was able to help and improve the conditions by learning skills along the way. She wanted to learn mathematics to better understand probability, because she believed statistics were a means of discerning the will of god; this skill was acquired through

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