Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom - Study Guide Chapter 10, Arise, Brethren Summary & Analysis

Catherine Clinton
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The North and South moved closer and closer to conflict. Tubman believed that she would see emancipation while she was still alive. She spoke at both abolition and women's suffrage meetings.

With Lincoln as president, slaveholders felt more pressure and they sought to create greater punishments and fines for those guilty of helping fugitives. They believed that Moses had to be stopped. Rewards between $12,000 and $40,000 were offered for Harriet's capture. If she were caught, she would probably be executed for her actions.

South Carolina seceded from the Union in December 1860 and other states were urged to join this action. Tubman made one more raid in the South, rescuing a group of fugitives. When she returned, her family and friends urged her to remain in Canada for her own safety, and she agree to stop her raids.

When the South fired on Fort Sumter...

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