Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross; 1820 – March 10, 1913) was an...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 Despite the best efforts of the slaveholders, Tubman was never captured, and neither were the...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 Because the Fugitive Slave Law had made the northern United States more dangerous for...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 Family and marriage By 1840, Tubman's father, Ben, was manumitted from slavery at the age...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 The raid failed; Brown was convicted of treason and hanged in December. His actions were...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 Historiography Bradford's biographies were followed by Earl Conrad's Harriet Tubman: Negro Soldier and Abolitionist. Conrad...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 Tubman had to travel by night, guided by the North Star, and trying to avoid...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 Tubman soon met with General David Hunter, a strong supporter of abolition. He declared all...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 For two more years, Tubman worked for the Union forces, tending to newly liberated slaves,...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman : biography c. 1820 - March 10, 1913 In her later years,Tubman worked to promote the cause of women's suffrage. A white woman...