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Harriet Tubman

  1. 1. Harriet Tubman Lindsey S.
  2. 2. Escaping Slavery <ul><li>Tubman was born into slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>She always dreamed of freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>She escaped during a summer night in 1849, by following the North Star. </li></ul><ul><li>She was free but she realized that she wasn’t really free, until all of her people were free. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Strong, Brave, and Courageous <ul><li>Tubman helped others escape knowing what the consequences would be if she got caught. </li></ul><ul><li>She stood up for women’s rights. </li></ul><ul><li>She put her own life at risk to save others. </li></ul><ul><li>Nothing stopped her from helping others to reach freedom. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Moses of Her People <ul><li>She was named Moses because </li></ul><ul><li>of her care and compassion for </li></ul><ul><li>her people. </li></ul><ul><li>She was a wonderful role model </li></ul><ul><li>and example to many Americans. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Underground Railroad <ul><li>Tubman was considered the most successful Conductor on the Underground Railroad. </li></ul><ul><li>The Underground Railroad was a system of safe houses and barns were slaves could be hidden. </li></ul><ul><li>Tubman was determined to save everyone that she could. </li></ul><ul><li>She did this for sixteen years and never lost a person. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Guided by the North Star <ul><li>When Tubman escaped, she was guided by the North Star to freedom. She was free once she reached Philadelphia. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Working as a Spy <ul><li>Tubman worked as a spy and a count in the Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>She was given command of a small group of soldiers under the command of Colonel James Montgomery. </li></ul><ul><li>She was the only woman in the Civil War to lead men to battle. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Working as a Nurse <ul><li>Tubman aided wounded soldiers, no matter what their race was. </li></ul><ul><li>She worked in Florida and in South Carolina. </li></ul><ul><li>She was always kind and caring and served others in the Civil War. </li></ul>
  9. 9. An Abolitionist <ul><li>Tubman wanted to abolish slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>She met, Frederick Douglass, John Brown, and William Seward. They were some of the most important abolitionists of their time. </li></ul><ul><li>They all worked out plans for freedom. </li></ul>
  10. 10. An American Hero <ul><li>Harriet Tubman is an American Hero. </li></ul><ul><li>She showed courage, bravery, and love to her people. </li></ul><ul><li>She saved many slaves from slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>She spent a long life dedicated to others showing them that there is always hope, and light. </li></ul>