Harriet Tubman's Achievements Essay

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“I looked at my hands, to see if I was the same person now I was free. There was such a glory over everything, the sun came like gold through the trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in heaven.” Araminta Ross once said. Ross is also known as, Harriet Tubman. She escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She was born in 1820 AD as a slave and was raised on Maryland’s Eastern Shore where the lines between slavery and freedom were blurred. Throughout Tubman’s life she achieved so many achievements.

One of Harriet Tubman’s achievements was a conductor. “I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.” Harriet Tubman said, when her master died in 1849. Tubman would make a life-changing decision, she would escape. In 1855 she was free. In the next eleven
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She would cook about fifty pies, a great quantity of gingerbread, and two casks of root beer after she returned late at night from nursing (Doc D). Tubman would hire some contraband to sell for her through her camps and that would provide her support for the next day (Doc D). Most of her time was spent taking care of the poor people (Doc E). She had six to eight people in her care (Doc E). Also, in Doc E it states, “ The aged, … the babe deserted, the epileptic, the blind, the paralyzed, … all found shelter and welcome.” In other words, she took care of anyone, they were all welcome.

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” Harriet Tubman said.Tubman achieved so much achievements. But, What was her greatest achievement? Tubman’s greatest achievement was being a conductor. That was her greatest achievement because she freed so many people's lives and
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