HARRIET TUBMAN. By Taylor Marie McCauley . Introduction of my person. Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland around 1820. INFORMATION ABOUT THIS persons childhood.
By Taylor Marie McCauley
Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland around 1820.
People on the plantation called Harriet Tubman Minty. She was born to slave parents. She worked on a cotton farm. Harriet’s owner’s wife wiped her hard and often. When Harriet was 7, Brodas rented her to another home.
She helped hundreds of slaves fallow the
underground railroad to freedom.
She was a spy, nurse, and a hero.
She helped build homes for the sick and elderly in Auburm, New York.
She escaped to Philadelphia to rescue her friends and family.
Harriet Tubman suffered from narcolepsy due to a head injury caused by an angry overseer who was hurling a weight at another slave.
Harriet Tubman led an armed expedition that liberated 700 slaves in South, Carolina.