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Who Was Harriet Tubman?

Harriet Tubman Born: In Maryland in 1822; was named Araminta Harriet Ross. Marriage: In 1844, she married a free black man named John Tubman. Escape: Accounts suggest at the age of 27, Tubman met an agent with the Underground Railroad, who helped her escape to freedom in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1849. Abolition: Tubman became an abolitionist, returning to the South to lead dozens of slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Nickname: Earned the nickname...

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