Harriet Tubman Research Paper

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Harriet Tubman Later on in life, Harriet Tubman was an assembled overcomer of racism and brutality because of her tough childhood. She lead people to the Underground Railroad with her knowledge. Even though people brought her down she never stopped believing she would soon be free. Born as Araminta Ross in 1822 she had a nickname “Minty”. She was originally named Araminta Harriet Ross. Her parents were Harriet Green Ross and Benjamin Ross. She was born in Dorchester County, Maryland;.Tthis is the plantation where her parents were enslaved. During her childhood, this area was where Harriet Tubman lived and worked as a slave. Harriet Tubman was one out of her eleven siblings. Harriet Tubman was very stubborn and headstrong. She was contemplated…show more content…
If she were to return to this area today, Harriet Tubman would recognize it. It was also stated,"the proposition that all men are created equal." We listen to him, only weeks before his death, as he proclaims that the Union armies will keep fighting "until every drop of blood drawn with the lash, shall be paid for by another drawn with the sword." In the flat, open fields, of Dorchester County was where Tubman had become physically and spiritually strong. She had said,"I always told God,'I'm going to hold steady on to you, and you've got to see me through." She also stated that, she would listen carefully to the voice of God as she led slaves north, and she would only go where she felt God was leading her. Fellow abolitionist Thomas Garrett said of her, "I never met any person of any color who had more confidence in the voice of God." Harriet Tubman stayed engaged during the Civil War also. She worked for the Union Army as a cook and nurse, Tubman then soon became an armed scout and spy. She was the first woman to lead an armed party in the war, she guided the Combahee River Raid, which liberated more than 700 slaves in South

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