Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was a former slave who escaped from her owners in eighteen forty-nine who founded the Underground Railroad. She said to her family when she left that she would come back and save them. She went back to the south nineteen times, and helped free her family and about three hundred other slaves reach the northern states and sometimes even Canada. At the time Harriet Tubman had a forty thousand dollar bounty on her head, which was a lot at the time.

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