Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad  

              "Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist." ("Harriet Tubman Biography"). Ever since she escaped slavery, she has dedicated the rest of her life to free other ensalved people. Harriet was born and raised in Dorchester County, Maryland. Her owners abused her because she was resisting to work. The Underground Railroad was 90 miles to Philadelphia. “When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything; the sun came like gold through the trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in Heaven.” - Harriet Tubman ("Harriet Tubman Biography") The Underground Railroad helped her and other slaves be free.

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