Hariett Tubman was an African-American slave born into slavery in the 1820s.
When Tubman was a young child, she used to beat by various masters that she was sold to, which caused hallucinations, dream experiences, headaches and even seizures.
Every night till March 1st, Tubman prayed for her master to change his ways. That is until he found a buyer for when he chose to sell her. Then she changed her prayer. Her new prayer was, "Oh Lord, if you ain't never going to change that man's heart, kill him, Lord, and take him out of the way."
A week later, her master died. And Hariett took this as an opportunity for her and her brothers, Ben and Henry to escape.
After reaching freedom, Hariett Tubman decided to go back south and help more slaves escape to the North and get their freedom as well. This developed the 'Underground Railroad.'
Hariett was honored for being an abolitionist, a Civil War spy, and a beacon for slaves seeking freedom, and a very important female figure in history.
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