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Harriet Tubman's Life

Summary: Harriet Tubman was awarded many honors, including the naming of the Liberty Ship Harriet Tubman; on July 14, 1914, a large plaque in her honor, was set in the Cayuga County Courthouse, in 1944, Eleanor Roosevelt christened her. March 10, was declared the national day to honor Harriet Tubman. In the summer of 1994, Freedom Park opened in honor of her. In 1995, the government honored Harriet with a remembrance stamp, which contained her name and picture, later that year, 100 students protested at the Auburn High School protested a proposal to change the school's name in honor of Harriet.
Harriet Tubman's Childhood

Araninta Ross, also known as Harriet Tubman, was born into slavery in 1819 or 1820, in Dorchester County, Maryland. She had ten brothers and sisters who were sold into slavery down south. Harriet was raised under strict conditions. She slept on the floor, very close to the fire at night, and often stuck her toes in the burning ashes to avoid frostbite. Her main meal consisted of cornmeal, which was served to the children in a trough. The children who ate the fastest got the most food, if their family were able to hunt would they get fish or meat. They received food supplies once a month and clothing once a year. The only day slaves did not have to work was on Sunday, when they went to church. As soon as Harriet and the other slave children learned to walk, they were sent to stay with...

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