- Profession: American Abolitionist and Political Activist
- Lived: March 1822 - March 10, 1913
- Nationality: American
- Known for: Saved Lives on the Underground Railroad
- Fun Fact: Tubman was raised on a strict Methodist upbringing.
- Fun Fact: Tubman "never lost a passenger" on the Underground Railroad.
- Fun Fact:
Harriet Tubman was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped abolitionist John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry. During the American Civil War, she served as an armed scout and spy for the Union Army. In her later years, Tubman was an activist in the struggle for women's suffrage.
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