1822, Mar1913, Mar 10
an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped abolitionist John Brown[3] recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry. During the American Civil War, she served as an armed scout and spy for the Union Army. In her later years, Tubman was an activist in the struggle for women's suffrage.
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12/06/1849-Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland 
04/20/1853-Harriet Tubman begins her Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape
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Sarah Hopkins Bradford
...known today for her two pioneering biography books on Harriet Tubman. Most of her work consists of children's literature....
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