Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom Discussion Questions

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Describe Araminta's life in slavery. What kinds of work did she do? What was slavery like for her and her family? How do her experiences compare and contrast to other slaves' experiences?

Discuss Harriet Tubman's escape into freedom. What events or situations led to her escape? Where did she go? What is known about her escape, and why isn't more known?

Describe the Underground Railroad in the United States before the Civil War. How did the network work? What were some of the dangers that slaves and conductors faced because of their participation?

Discuss John Brown's quest to end the institution of slavery. What were his beliefs on this topic? What actions did he take? What was the outcome? Why do you think Harriet Tubman supported his plan?

Discuss Harriet Tubman's involvement in the Civil War. What roles did she fill? Why do you think she continued...

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