Harriet Tubman And The Civil War

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There are many people that has accomplished a lot of things throughout the years, but non has made a bigger impact other than Harriet Tubman. She took the considerations of many African American voices and help them escape slavery. She led the underground railroad and started a revolution for all those that were trapped in slavery. Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in the South to become a leading abolitionist before the American Civil War. Born a slave in Maryland 1820, she escaped in 1849. She risked her freedom and life multiple times to save family members and fellow slaves from the plantation system. She helped the Union Army during the war by working as a spy among other roles. After the Civil War ended, Tubman dedicated her life to
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