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Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6, The Moses of Her People Summary

Catherine Clinton
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Chapter 6, The Moses of Her People Summary

On the same plantation that Harriet escaped from lived her niece, Keziah or Kizzy. She had two children. She and her children were slated to be sold in December 1850. Her husband, a free black, managed to get word to Harriet about the situations.

When the news reached Harriet, she began to try to find a way to help her niece. It is unclear why Harriet herself went back to Maryland to help with the rescue and little is known about the actual escape. Yet, this rescue shows Harriet's skill and adaptability. She was able to go into a town she had never been in before (Baltimore), find a safe house, and finally, to help her niece and children to safety in the North. It is possible that people she knew in Philadelphia told her where to go...

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