Harriet Tubman's Leadership Qualities

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Everyone can be a hero and leader if they want it bad enough. You have to obtain the qualities to lead and work hard. Different people will all lead in different ways. Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, were all great leaders. They also all lead for the same cause just in different ways. Different people make different leaders and will all have different qualities to make them leaders. Frederick Douglass was one of many great leaders during the civil war time. Frederick Douglass like other leaders possessed different qualities that made him a great leader. He had the qualities of being a problem solver and having competence. Competence is the determination to grow and learn. According to the text, “The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” it states, “The plan which I adopted, and the one by which I was most successful, was that of making friends of all the little white boys whom I met in the street. As many of these as I could, I converted into…show more content…
She was also a great leader but, used different qualities to do so. The qualities she used were passion and servanthood. According to the text, “Harriet Tubman, Conductor of the Underground Railroad”, “In December 1851, when she started out with the band of fugitives that she planned to take to Canada, she had been in the vicinity of the plantation for days, planning the trip, carefully selecting the slaves that she would take with her.” This shows passion. This shows passion because, she could’ve just went herself and probably had a quicker trip but, she knew that her fellow slaves would be stuck there and maybe not even think of running away. So, with passion and careful planning she took them with her because, she was so passionate about the situation they were in. She shows servanthood because, of how she treats the other slaves. She treats them with kindness and caring so that they will all make it through this
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