Harriet Tubman was a young woman that lived in Maryland. Her parents and siblings (left) were owned by Edward and Eliza Brodess (right). Before she was known as Harriet Tubman she was known as Minty Ross.
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After suffering from a permanent head injury, Tubman escaped slavery and made it to Philadelphia. She used the Underground Railroad to get to the free states and soon became a conductor for the Underground Railroad.
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Tubman made many trips to Maryland to bring her friends and family out of slavery. On one trip to Maryland so went to rescue her husband, but found he had remarried. She left him behind and went to save her parents who had to ride to Philadelphia by horse and wagon.
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The southern the northern states disagreed with slavery that led to the that led to the Civil War. Harriet Tubman worked as a spy and a nurse for the black soldiers. On May 9, 1865 the war ended and the slaves were free.
When Tubman got older she realized that a lot of the slave she had freed had no place to go. So she made a place where former slaves could come and live for free.
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Harriet Tubman died at the age of 91. Her Funeral was on March 13, 1913. Pinned on her was a medal sent from Queen Victoria. Before she died she told many people that came to visit "I go to prepare a place for you."