Harriet Tubman

By wab4948
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    First African Slaves

    The first African Slaves were brought to Virginia in 1619.
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    Harriet's Parents got Married

    In 1808 Harriet's parents, Harriet Green and Benjamin Ross, got married.
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    Linah was Born

    The first child of Harriet and Benjamin Ross, Linah was born in 1808. Linah is one of Harriet's older sisters.
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    Mariah Ritty

    The second child of Harriet and Benjamin Ross, Mariah Ritty was born in 1811. Mariah Ritty was one of Harriet's older sisters.
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    Soph was Bron

    Soph was the third child of Harriet and Benjamin Ross, she was born in 1813. Soph was one of Harriet's older sisters.
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    Robert was Born

    Robert was the forth child of Harriet and Benjamin Ross, he was born in 1816. Robert was harriet's only older brother.
  • Harriet's Birth

    Harriet's Birth
    Harriet Tubman was born a slave and her birth records were lost. Nobody is 100% percent sure when she was born, but this was the estimated date. Harriet was actually born under the name Araminta Ross, and was called Minty. After she was married she legally changed her name to Harriet.
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    Ben was Born

    Ben was the sixth child of Harriet and Benjamin Ross, and he was born 1823. Ben was one of Harriet's younger brothers.
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    Rachel was Born

    Rachel was the seventh child of Harriet ad Benjamin Ross, she was born in 1825. Rachel was Harriet's only younger sister.
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    Being Sold

    Harriet was sold twice in 1826. She was seperated from 2 of her sibilings( Linah, Mariah Ritty, and Soph). Edward Brodess sold these three sibilings. He had also seperate then form Harriet.
  • Changing Plantation

    Changing Plantation
    Harriet was sold to Mrs. James Cook, from Brodas as a slave.
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    Henry was Born

    Henry was the eight child of Harriet and Benjamin Ross, he was born in 1830. Henry was one of Harriet's younger brotrhers.
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    Hard Labor

    In 1830, Harriet was 10 years old and was ordered to quit planting, She was then sent to the fields for hard labor.
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    Moses was Born

    Moses was the nighth child of Harriet and Benjamin Ross, he was born in 1832. Moses was one of Harriet's younger brothers.
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    "Broke my Skull"

    In 1834, Harriet tried to hep a slave but was beaten for a pounishment. She was beaten in the head and said to the beater, "broke my skull". The beating resulting in a life changing tradgedy. Harriet had random blackouts because of the beating.
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    Ben was Released

    Ben, Harriet's father was released from slavery in 1840.
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    Married

    In 1844, Harriet married a free black man named John Tubman. So aftrer she got married she changed her name from Araminta (Minty) to Harriet!
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    Almost Sold

    In 1840, harriet grew and ill and her value as a slave decreased. Edward, her owner, tried to sell her but failed.
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    Escaped!

    In 1849, Harriet connected with the Underground Railroad, and escaped. She was successful in her flee to the North!
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    Working in the North

    As Harriet lived in the North she got a job at a hotel in Philadelphia in 1850.
  • Fugitive Slave Law of 1850

    Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
    The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 was passed. This law enabled law enforcing in free states o help slaves escaped.
  • Helping

    Helping
    Harriet arranged with William Still, a member of the Underground Railroad, about helpinmg her escap her sister, brother-in-law, and their two children to the North. Harriet and the Underground Railroad were successful!
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    Moses Escapes

    Again in 1852, Harriet used the Underground Railroad to escape her brother Moses. They were successful!
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    Two Wives

    Harriet discovered that John was married to another woman. :(
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    Underground Railroad

    By 152, Harriet was an active Underground Railroad volunteer. She helped hundreds of slaves get to freedom!
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    Rescued her Parents

    Harriet helped her parents reach freedom sometime in 1857!
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    John Brown

    Harriet Tubman met abolitionist,John Brown in 1858.
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    First Farm

    William H. Seward sold Harriet a farm along the outskirts of Auburn, New York in 1859.
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    Last Mission

    Harriet took her last mission with the Underground Railroad to Maryland in 1861. After her last mission she said to an audience-"I was conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say – I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger."
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    Slavery Abolishes

    In 1865, Lincon was assassinated,the civil war ended, and slavery was abolished!
  • 14th Amendment

    The 14th Amendment allowed former slaves to gain citizenship.
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    Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman

    Sarah H. Bradford wrote a biography on the life of Harritet Tubman, and the book was published in 1869.
  • Re-Married

    Re-Married
    Harriet marries former war verteran, Nelson Davis in a Central Presbyterian Church.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th Amendment was passed in 1870, this passed that no state could prohibit someone from voting because of race.
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    Gertie

    Nelson and Harriet adopt a baby girl named Gertie.
  • Harriet Dies

    Harriet Dies
    Harriet died of a sickness; pnemonia.