Harriet Tubman

Information about Harriet Tubman

Published on December 17, 2007

Author: Danior

Source: authorstream.com

Content

Slide1:  Lisa Ruhnke U.S. Hist. 1st hour Ms.Anderson http://www.harriettubman.com/ Slide2:  http://www.creativeprocess.net/ecards/eimages/htubman400x300.jpg Harriet Tubman risked her life many times for other slaves. She was great women had a lot of people behind her. Slide3:  Harriet was born at this house (above) in 1819 or 1820. She was brought up on this plantation. She was raised up in harsh conditions. She was beaten, and wiped quit often. At the age of 12 she was refusing to tie up a man for escaping. So a white overseer hitter hitter in the head with the whip. Slide4:  In 1949, Harriet set off on her journey north. The reason she sent north was slaves on the plantation, were being sold and she was afraid that she would be one to go. Harriet started off on foot. She was helped by a very nice white women. She end up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.She found work and saved money up. The following summer she retuned to Maryland, then took and escorted her two sister, and there two kid to freedom. http://ntap.k12.ca.us/whs/projects/history/himages/underrr5.jpg Slide5:  They were lots of wanted poster for Slaves. Harriet was the biggest slave that they wanted to catch. She brought lots of slaves to freedom. Someone that would bring Tubman back to the owner would get 40,000. She was wroth so much more then any other slave because she caused so much problems for southerner http://ntap.k12.ca.us/whs/projects/history/underground.html Slide6:  Spirituals were used to bring happiness to the African Americans. That is not the only thing thy were. The spirituals also had hidden messages in them that only the African Americans knew what they meant. Slide7:  Harriet Tubman helped many people like these people (above). She had many dangers in her life a head. She kidnapped the and lead them north, as far north as Canada. Many people think of Harriet Tubman as a great hero. Through her life she as came a long way and as helped many people, and to that many people thank Harriet. http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/Schools/southeast/prac/The%20Underground%20Railroad.html Slide8:  Many people Got caught. If they did get caught they would get beaten to death, or hanged. By this if Harriet was to get caught she mit have had a much harsh punishment. She was luck never to get caught, as many time as she returned to the south. Slide9:  This is another picture, of the underground railroad. Harriet would lead them by night, and by day they would be at a safe house. They followed the north star, to get to the north. Slide10:  Harriet Tubman was born in to slavery, in Maryland. Harriet real name was Araminta Ross. She later change her name to Harriet Harriet know by her friends, family, and as Aunt Harriet. She also got married in 1844 to John Tubman. People thought out the U.S. new her as General Tubman, suffragist, scout, Conductor of underground railroad, warrior, abolitionist, spy, and nurse. These things above, are thing she is know for doing on the underground rail road. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-

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