How Is Harriet Tubman Successful

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All the great leaders in our life’s have had hard times, bad days, good times, and good days. We all wonder how they made it through what they did in there time. It was so hard to be yourself and be a good person when everything around you is horribly falling apart. But yet we have people like Harriet Tubman and Fredrick Douglas. The time period they were in was horrible put yet they found way to help others and make it though there rough times and be successful in life. In the time of slavery there was a great women named Harriet Tubman and a remarkable man his name was Fredrick Douglas. Harriet Tubman was born into slavery. She escaped from slavery and started to free other slaves. She would take them from the master’s homes or their plantation…show more content…
The backup plan may have not been an easy travel but she still keep her promise and led them into slavery. Stated in the article “Harriet Tubman: conductor of the unground railroad” the author stated that “ she had never been to Canada .The route beyond Philadelphia was strange to her”. Even though she didn’t know that route every well she still went there to free the slaves no matter what it took. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit” said Conrad Hilton. That quote was something that Harriet Tubman did a lot. She may have made a mistake but she still did what was best for the slaves. Fredrick Douglas Was also born into slavery but he had it a little easier. I don’t know how easy being a slave is but he had a house to live in with is mater and his wife, they gave him food and water, and a bed to sleep in. Fredrick Douglas wasn’t the only slave that had a house to live in but he was one of the first slave to learn how to read and write. His master wife started with the alphabet and he wanted to know more. It was every bad to teach a slave how to read or write so his master put a stop to
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