Harriet tubman by jaime feldstein

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Harriet tubman by jaime feldstein

  1. 1. Harriet Tubman Born into slavery, she experienced cruelty from her owners and always wanted freedom.
  2. 2. Born in Slavery Harriet was born in Dorchester county, Maryland sometime between 1808 and 1825.
  3. 3. Escaping From Slavery In 1849 Harriet sought her own freedom. In 1850, she helped her first slaves escape. These were members of her family.
  4. 4. A Brave Woman Harriet was a conductor of the underground railroad. During the Civil War, she was a Union scout and spy who was also sought after to teach stealth and organization to the Union army.
  5. 5. The Famous Conductor She was the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad. This wasn’t a real railroad, but a secret route of people and places to lead slaves into Canada. A conductor was someone who led the slaves on their journey. Her nickname was Moses and she never lost a passenger
  6. 6. Denying Slavery Harriet didn’t believe in slavery and wanted to help other slaves become free. As a conductor, she sometimes had to be forceful with those she was leading to freedom, because they would be scared.
  7. 7. Freedom and Hard Work During her time on the Underground Railroad, she led thousands of people to freedom. Because of her amazing work, she is a true American hero.
  8. 8. Hope you enjoyed my slideshow. And learned an little something!

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