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Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom Quotes

Catherine Clinton
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"Slave parents lived in abject terror of separation from their children. This fear, perhaps more than any other aspect of the institution, revealed the deeply dehumanizing horror of slavery." Chapter 1, pg. 10

"The majority of slaves struggled against this tide of indifference to their desires. They engineered love matches and cemented unions with ceremonies. Marriages among slaves could be grand and festive." Chapter 2, pg. 26

"The year 1849 became a turning point. To best fulfill her destiny, Tubman realized, she must actively seek a role in God's plan, rather than letting others dictate her path. For Araminta, this was an important step forward, a significant leap of faith, especially faith in herself." Chapter 2, pg. 31

"Once freed, Araminta decided to take a new first name: Harriet. This was the name of her mother and may also have been the name of one of her sisters who...

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