What Are Harriet Tubman's Major Accomplishments

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“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. Harriet Tubman was born in 1822 in Dorchester County in the Eastern Shores of Maryland. Tubman was treated harshly throughout her childhood. She began working as a slave since she was only five years old and since her plantation owner was poor, he had to send her to other owners to work. Many of which disliked Tubman, so they almost always had to send her back and thus she got constant beatings from plantation owners. (Source a) Despite being born into slavery, Harriet Tubman was able to overcome obstacles and accomplish many important feats in her lifetime. Accomplishments…show more content…
(sourcea) Escaping slavery was one of Harriet Tubman’s first of many great accomplishments. At the age of 29 Tubman decided to flee slavery in fear of being sold into the deep south. Tubman had already suffered narcolepsy, disease in which a person randomly falls asleep at random places and times with no warning, ever since a violent incident that occurred when she was around fifteen while trying to stand up for another slave, but she was still determined to escape. (source a) In addition to narcolepsy, Tubman had to watch out for slave hunters and for her husband, John who threatened Tubman that he would report if found out she escaped. (source a)She had to deal with all these difficulties on her own since her brothers, who were planning to escape, but failed to do so after finding out what it was like escaping. Tubman on the other hand went on until after several painful and stressful days, she crossed the line of
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