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Early Life

Early Life

When was Harriet Tubman born? Harriet Tubman was born into slavery therefore no records of her birth were kept and the exact date of her birth is unknown. She believed she was born in 1825. She testified to this date in a pension application in 1890 when she claimed she was 67 and in 1892 […]

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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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