Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom - Preface, Remembering Harriet Tubman Summary & Analysis

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Preface, Remembering Harriet Tubman Summary

Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom examines the life and significance of Harriet Tubman. Tubman was born a slave in the 1820s in Maryland. She escaped in her early 20s and made her way north. With a year of her escape, she began helping others reach freedom, putting her own life in danger to do so. During the Civil War, she helped establish a spy ring in South Carolina and she worked to ease the transitions to freedom for thousands of former slaves. After the war, she settled in Auburn, New York and continued to help those who needed it. She established a charity home for needy and neglected African Americans.

Tubman escaped from slavery in the late 1840s. After this, she returned into Southern states many times to help other slaves escape. When the Civil War ended, she settled in...

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