Tag: John Tubman

Coming of Age and Marriage

Coming of Age and Marriage

Tubman was weak and frail in her ¬†however she became a strong woman, at five foot tall, she was even stronger than some men. Hard labor at a young age made her mind resilient and her body strong. She was hired by a man named John Steward. His father and some of her siblings were […]

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Who was Harriet Tubman?

Who was Harriet Tubman?

Harriet Tubman is an American hero and an icon of freedom, a five-foot-tall African American abolitionist who guided hundreds of slaves away from the bondage of slavery. She is the best known female abolitionist of antebellum American. Illiterate but profoundly religious, ¬†into slavery between 1815 and 1825 on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Her birth […]

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