Harriet Tubman - by Sean Farrell
Her Early Years <ul><li>In 1822, Harriet was born in Brodas Plantation  in Maryland. </li></ul><ul><li>Her real name was A...
Her Family <ul><li>She had ten brothers and sisters. </li></ul><ul><li>Her father was taken away from her when she was a c...
Her Adult Years <ul><li>When Harriet was about 16, she got hit by an iron weight, and a year later, she saw visions in her...
Underground Railroad  <ul><li>On her first mission she threatened to shoot someone! </li></ul><ul><li>Harriet shot two of ...
Her Jobs <ul><li>John Brown asked Harriet on a mission, but it didn’t work out. Brown got hung. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1861-...
Why She Was Famous <ul><li>Harriet started the underground railroad. </li></ul><ul><li>Harriet guided 150 soldiers to the ...
Honors <ul><li>In Auburn, New York there was a plaque erected in 1932 that was put on a statue of her. </li></ul><ul><li>E...
Her Elderly Years <ul><li>She lived a long life until the age of 94. </li></ul><ul><li>Then her death came March 10, 1913 ...
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Harriet Tubman

  1. 1. Harriet Tubman - by Sean Farrell
  2. 2. Her Early Years <ul><li>In 1822, Harriet was born in Brodas Plantation in Maryland. </li></ul><ul><li>Her real name was Armita Ross. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Her Family <ul><li>She had ten brothers and sisters. </li></ul><ul><li>Her father was taken away from her when she was a child. </li></ul><ul><li>She was named after her mother. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Her Adult Years <ul><li>When Harriet was about 16, she got hit by an iron weight, and a year later, she saw visions in her head. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1844 Harriet married John Tubman, who was a free man. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1849 Harriet got out of slavery. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Underground Railroad <ul><li>On her first mission she threatened to shoot someone! </li></ul><ul><li>Harriet shot two of her teeth out with a pistol. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1850-1852 she helped slaves escape on the underground railroad. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Her Jobs <ul><li>John Brown asked Harriet on a mission, but it didn’t work out. Brown got hung. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1861-1864 Harriet was a nurse, a spy, a cook, and a soldier in the Union Army. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why She Was Famous <ul><li>Harriet started the underground railroad. </li></ul><ul><li>Harriet guided 150 soldiers to the South and they freed 750 slaves. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Honors <ul><li>In Auburn, New York there was a plaque erected in 1932 that was put on a statue of her. </li></ul><ul><li>Every year on March 10, they have a memorial in her honor at the house she died in in Auburn, New York. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Her Elderly Years <ul><li>She lived a long life until the age of 94. </li></ul><ul><li>Then her death came March 10, 1913 in Auburn, New York 93 years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>The picture shown on the side is the last picture she ever took. </li></ul>

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