Assignment #16 – Level 1 – Written

Do some research about the Harriet Tubman. This is the second part in a series about African American spirituals.
You should post your 5 – 7 sentence answer in the comment section of this page, email it to me, or bring me a hard copy by:

Monday February 23, 2015 by 11:59 pm.

The assignment is worth 10 points.

Love you more than sleeping in.

Mrs. R.
arolniak@champscharter.org

20 thoughts on “Assignment #16 – Level 1 – Written

  1. Harriet tubman was born to enslave parents in maryland 1820, she grew up a slave and finally escaped from slvery in 1849. Tubman returned to rescue her familly and bring them to safetly in the north. She then realized that she wanted to help others escape from slavery and successfully rescued 100 other slaves to bring them to safety using a path they called the “underground railroad”.in the process she married a freed black man known as John Tubman. Harriet Tubman passed on march 10, 1913.

    • Harriet Tubman became famous as a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad during the 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland’s eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, leaving her husband and family behind in order to escape. Despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family and hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War.

  2. Harriet Tubman was born Araminta Ross. She would later adopt the name “Harriet” after her mother: Harriet Ross. The surname Tubman comes from her first husband, John Tubman, who she married in 1844. Harriet was born a slave and raised on Maryland’s Eastern Shore where the lines between slavery and freedom were often blurred. It was not unusual for families in this area to include both free and enslaved members. Harriet’s own husband, John Tubman was a free black man. Her status, however, remained unchanged until she fled to Pennsylvania – a free state – in 1849. Her husband did not make the journey and ultimately re-married after Harriet’s departure.

  3. Harriet Tubman was a black woman born to eslaved parents in 1820. She was also born a slave but she escaped in 1849. Years later she returned to rescue her family from slavery. She then realized that she wanted to help others escape from slavery and she helped almost 100 slaves escape using the Underground Railroad. She died in March in 1913

  4. Harriet Tubman was a woman born into slavery in the early 1800’s. She grew up with her family as a slave. When she became older she escaped later to return to help her whole family escape. She then noticed hat she could help many more people other than her family escape. So she used the underground railroads and helped a large number of slaves escape. Harriet Tubman died in March of 1913 but she will always be remembered.

  5. Harriet Tubman was an black abolitionist, who during the civil war acted as a Union spy. She was born into slavery and was able to escape as well as to help others escape from slavery. She was also called “Moses” after the biblical figure. She made about 13 trips to the south and helped about 100 people escape. Later Harriet died on March 10,1913 at the ahe 93.

  6. Harriet Tubman was a rad lady. She was born to already enslaved parents in the year of 1820. She remained a slave until she bravely escaped in 1849. Five years before, Harriet had married a free black man named John Tubman, who was also pretty rad. She inherited her last name from him. After rescuing her own family from slavery, she decided it was her duty to help. Through others and the Underground Railroad, she allowed nearly 100 slaves to become free. She eventually passed away in March 1913. She was so rad that I wrote a bunch of stuff about her which you can read thank you ben you are so kind.

  7. Harriet tubman helped slaves escape from slavery. She did this using the underground railroad. She out herself in danger just so she could help out other slaves. If she would’ve been caught, horrible things would’ve happened. She escaped in 1949.

  8. Harriet Tubman was an American women who escaped from slavery in the South to become a leading abolitionist before the American Civil War. She was born in Maryland in 1820, and successfully escaped in 1849. But she did returned many times to rescue both family and also non-relatives from the plantation system. She led hundreds to freedom in the North as a very big part of the Underground Railroad, which is a secret network of safe houses that where organized.

  9. Harriet Tubman was a slave who wanted to run away and succeeded. She managed to make it to Pennsylvania and met someone. She warned people that she was gonna go back and rescue her family and as much slaves as possible. Using the underground railroad she was successful and saved many people. She was remembered for her good deeds and later dies of old age

  10. Harriet Tubman was a black woman who was able to escape slavery. She was born to the name of Araminta Ross. She would later go on to do 13 missions to help slaves escape. She would successfully use the underground railroad in many ways. She is also a woman’s activist. She dies on March, 10 1913 at the age of 91 due to pneumonia.

  11. Harriet Tubman was an African American slave who was born into slavery but escaped through the underground railroad.She was born in Maryland in 1820, and successfully escaped in 1849. Yet she returned many times to rescue both family members and non-relatives from the plantation system. She led hundreds to freedom in the North through the underground railroad. She was a hero to the slave population by risking her life to save many others.

  12. Harriet Tubman was a famous conductor in the Underground Railroad during the 1850s. She was born a slave in Maryland. She suffered from brutal beatings. In 1849 she left her husband and family behind to escape from slavery. She returned at least 19 times to lead her family and hundreds of other slaves to freedom. She also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. She died in 1913.

  13. Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in 1822. She was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and during the American Civil War, a Union spy. She escaped enslavement and soon after made about 13 missions to rescue around 70 enslaved family and friends, using the Underground Railroad. She later helped John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry. After the Civil War, she took part in the Suffrage Movement.

  14. First known as Araminta Ross, Harriet ‘Moses’ Tubman adopted her mother’s first name (Harriet). She escaped slavery to become an abolitionist in 1849. After using the underground railroad to get to philidalphea and cross into pennsilvania, Tubman made it her mission to rescue her family and others. She soon became one of the main leading conductors of the Underground Railroad. She even was nicknamed Moses, after the prophet Moses in the Bible who led his peeps to freedom. During the Civil Was harriet Tubman worked as a cook, a nurse, and was soon recruited as an armed scout spy! Being the first woman to lead an armed expidition in the war she guided the Combahee River Raid liberating over 700 slaves in south carolina.

  15. Harriet Tubman was a black woman who escaped slavery. She was born as Araminta Ross and she would later go on to do 13 missions to help slaves escape. She used the under graound railroad to get slaves to safety. She was a women’s activist and she died in 1913 because of pneumonia.

  16. Harriet Tubman was born Araminta Ross in 1822 and she died in 1913. She devised a plan to escape slavery and in 1849, her andher brothers escaped, but her brothers regretted it and they returned. However, she escaped again, but she did it alone and she used the Underground Railroad and the direction of the North Star helped her. Later on, she hid in the home of Frederick Douglass and they both admired each other. After slavery became abolished, she became an activist to help people realize the cause of women’s suffrage.

  17. Harriet Tubman was an amazing and a legendary woman. Harriet Tubman was born in 1822 and later died in 1913, she was a legend, she helped freed slaves that have been beaten down and hurt, and helped them have a better life for them and for their families, she would use the underground railroad to help them escape, and later she became famous and a lot more people started joining in to help…

  18. Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.

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