How Did Harriet Tubman Contribute To The Abolitionist Movement

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The Abolitionist Movement was a movement to abolish slavery. The abolitionist movement started 10 years after the American Revolution in the 1830’s and didn’t end until about four decades later in the 1870’s. Three main people that helped with the movement were Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. These men played an important part in this movement because if it weren’t for them slavery wouldn’t have ended until later on. Some Abolitionist were slave masters themselves, but then later on realized it was wrong and worked with all the Abolitionist to abolish slavery.

Frederick Douglass is one of the more popular Abolitionist that you hear about when you learn about Abolitionism. Frederick Douglass is from Cordova, …show more content…

Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland and she died on March 10, 1993 in Auburn, New York. Just like Douglass Tubman was born into slavery, but she escaped and she managed to help 70 other enslaved people escape. Harriet helped abolish slavery by going to states that still had slaves and helped the enslaved slaves escape. Tubman was also the Underground Railroad Conductor, she led the slaves up north where there was no slavery and that allowed the former slaves to officially be …show more content…

The 13th Amendment states “Neither Slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist in the United States, or any place subject to their Jurisdiction. After the movement there was still a lot of issues with slavery and people still had slaves. In the 50’s and 60’s that’s when colored people started to want the same rights as white people. It took a little extra time for people to get equal rights and for slavery to be abolished

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