Harriet Tubman

We don’t know what day in 1820 Harriet Tubman was born, but she died, today March 10th 1913. Harriet Tubman was a courageous and fascinating figure, escaping slavery herself and then helping her family and many others who were enslaved to freedom through the “Underground Railroad“. She also was the first woman to lead an armed expedition in the Civil War.
Harriet Tubman by Squyer, NPG, c1885

She was also a spy, a cook  and a nurse during the war. During this time she also supported herself selling pies and root beer.

Later in life she was active in the women’s suffrage movement. And she did all this despite a serious head injury she got as a child that caused headaches, narcolepsy and seizures. She also had visions and dreams that she took to be revelations from God.

There is so much more to say about Harriet Tubman. Take a little time and read up on her today.

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  3. Harriet Tubman Was A Famous Woman And A Lovely Wife Of John Tub
    man And She Is The Most Civil Rights Leader Like Martin Luther King An
    d Unlike Him Harriet Is Also A Seller Who Sells Pie And Root Beer Beca
    use She Likes To Do For An Living And A Slave Girl Who Wants Freedom
    And Her Wish Is Fulfilled By God Himself And Shows Harriet The Way To
    Freedom And Live Happy As A Activist And Abolished Slavery And I Defi
    nity Wish Her Happy Birthday And Dreams And Wishes Do Come True!

    PS Harriet Will Always Be Remembered And Honored By Google Doodle
    Memorizing And Remembering A Slave Girl Who Now Rests In Dust!

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