Who Was Harriet Tubman An Abolitionist

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Daniel Madrigal
Mrs. Clark
Period 2
26 April 2016
Harriet Tubman Biography
Abolition is the action or an act of abolishing a system, practice, or institution. Being an abolitionist was important because you contributed to the cause of stopping slavery. Harriet Tubman was a very influential abolitionist because she would risk her life to come and rescue slaves and take them to the underground railroad where they would go to the north and become free.
Early Life: According to biography.com, she was born in Maryland and her original name was Araminta Harriet Ross. Her exact birth date is unknown but they say she was born in between 1820 through 1825. Her parents were slaves which meant she was born into a slave family. Their parents were
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She escaped slaver in 1849 because of her owner’s death. She left with her two brother, but they changed their mind and went back. Harriet went through the underground railroad to Pennsylvania. She went back several occasions to save her family. Her husband declined to moving and married another lady. She was always against slavery and became an abolitionist when she started freeing people. Harriet Tubman never had off springs. At this time, they passed the fugitive slave law, which let owners of freed slaves able to go to the north and south to get their slaves.
Abolitionist Views: She thought slavery was wrong and she rescued and free a lot of slaves. She didn’t publish anything, but some books are made about her. She attended some anti-slave meetings and it supported the cause because it started gaining more followers. Harriet Tubman helped the effect of the abolitionist by a mile. She saved all those people and she is most likely the first person you think of when thinking of an abolitionist.
Harriet Tubman died in 1913 because of pneumonia. Tubman got to see slavery abolished before she died. Her work is precious today because of how much courage and strength she had. She had a bad childhood and yet had the strength and courage to give her life to save people. She will always be remembered as one of the most courageous woman in history and one of the most important
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