Profiles of Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was a very courageous and brave woman. When Harriet was 13 years old she was hit in the head with a metal weight and had sleeping spells for the rest of her life. Harriet Tubman freed about 70 slaves. Harriet was also a spy during the Civil War. When Harriet was in her last years, she helped poor people and died at age 93.
by Sandro

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Harriet was born a slave in Bucktown, Maryland. When she was 7 years old, she was hired out to work for another slave owner. She took care of baby and she got whipped a lot. When she was thirteen, she was hit on the head with an iron weight and had sleeping spells for the rest of her life. When she was 30 something years old, she was a spy for the Northern Army in the Civil War. After that she got a house in Auburn, New York. She gave fruits and vegetables to every person who came to her house. She died in 1913 and people remembered her as a heroine.
by Danny Co.

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Harriet Tubman was born about 1820 in Dorchester County, Maryland. When she was a girl, she was hit on the head by an iron weight. In 1844, Harriet met and married John Tubman, a free man. In 1849, Harriet ran away to freedom. After that, Harriet led about 70 Negro slaves to be free. During the Civil War, she nursed the injured and was a spy for the Union. In 1908, she settled in Auburn, New York and helped the poor until she died in 1913.
by Tomislav C.

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Harriet Tubman was born about 1820 on the Brodess plantation in Bucktown, Maryland. When Harriet was only 7 she was hired out to a new mistress, Miss Susan. Harriet was whipped often like the time she snuck a cube of sugar. Miss Susan caught her. When Harriet was a young adult, she raw away north on the Underground Railroad. She went back south about 13 times and freed about 70 slaves. Harriet died at the age of 93 but no one forgot the woman who risked her life to save so many other slaves.
by Carolyn

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Harriet Tubman was born in Bucktown, Maryland. She was a slave. When Harriet was little she had to carry messages a long way. She was strong as a man and liked to work outdoors. She escaped on the Underground Railroad and she was free. She ran back south to get more slaves and brought them to freedom in the North.
by Anthony

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Harriet Tubman was born a slave in 1820 or 1821 in Bucktown, Maryland. When she was 7 years old she was hired out to work for another slave owner named Miss Susan. She got whipped a lot of times. And when she was 13 She got hit in the head with a heavy iron and she had sleeping spells for the rest of her life. But that didn't stop her from being a conductor on the Underground Railroad. She finally made it to Pennsylvania. She was a spy in the Civil War. She was a spy in the Civil War. She died when she was 93 years old in Auburn, NY.
by Jasper

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Harriet Tubman was born a slave about 1820 in Bucktown, Maryland. She had ten sisters and brothers. She and her family belonged to Edward Brodess on a plantation in Maryland. Harriet was hit with a heavy iron weight and had sleeping spells for the rest of her life. She ran away from the Brodess plantation and went looking for freedom. She was a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Harriet died in 1913 in Auburn, NY, but nobody forgot the adventures she had in her life.
by Anita

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Harriet Tubman was born in Bucktown, Maryland. She was born a slave. But she spent her whole life fighting for freedom, she was bold enough to take it. She got hit with a heavy weight and got sleeping spells for her whole life. She was a conductor on the Underground Railroad and saved about 70 slaves and made about 13 trips back south to free her brothers and sisters. She died in 1913 but no one forgot her at all. She was a heroine, too.
by Frank

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Harriet had a hard life. She freed 340 slaves. She made about 13 trips back and forth to the South. When she ran away to freedom she was almost 30. She made a promise that she would free her family and friends and she succeeded. She was a heroine. Later in life, she lived in Auburn, New York helping poor people.
by Christian

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Harriet Tubman was born a slave in Dorchester County, Maryland. Her owner was Edward Brodess. Harriet was a field hand and worked hard. When she was only seven, she was hired out to another mistress, Miss Susan. At Miss Susan's, she was whipped for not doing the housework right. At the age of 13, she got hit with a metal weight. As a young adult, she made an escape to the North. She went back south about 13 times to save other slaves. She died at the age of 93, but no one forgot Harriet Tubman and all the brave things she did.
by Kaitlin

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Harriet Tubman was born in Bucktown, Maryland. She was born a slave. She got hired out to work for another slave owner when she was very young. She got sent back. Harriet failed at housework. She didn't fail at outside work though. When Harriet was thirteen, she risked her life for a slave and put herself in trouble. When she was a young grownup, she made a trip on the Underground Railroad. She made about 13 trips south to save other slaves. She died of pneumonia and no one forgot her.
by Samantha

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Harriet Tubman was born about 1820 in Bucktown, Maryland. She was hit in the forehead by an iron weight when she was only 13 years old. Harriet married John Tubman in 1844. In 1849 Harriet ran away from her master's plantation. She then led about 70 other slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman died in Auburn, NY of pneumonia. Nobody forgot the way she risked her life so that others might live in freedom.
by Stephanie

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Harriet Tubman was born a slave in Bucktown, Maryland. Her master was Edward Brodess. She blocked the door for another slave and she got hit in the head with a metal weight when she was 13. She led about 70 people to freedom in Pennsylvania and Canada when she was a woman. She was a spy for the North in the Civil War from 1862-1864. Harriet Tubman died of pneumonia in Auburn, New York on March in 1913.
by Omari

Created March 27, 2000

 

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