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Harriet Tubman : freedom seeker, freedom leader

Author: Rosemary Sadlier
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2012.
Series: Quest biography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in the United States and enslaved as a child, Harriet Tubman (circa 1820-1913) is one of the best-known figures connected to the Underground Railroad. Her success encouraged enslaved Africans to make the brave break for freedom and reinforced the belief held by abolitionists in the potential of black freedom and independence.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Sadlier
ISBN: 9781459701519 1459701518
OCLC Number: 740466900
Awards: Long-listed for Information Book Awards 2013 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Harriet Tubman's Beginnings --
Wedded Bliss --
Unearthing the Truth --
Freedom Seeking --
Leading Others to Freedom --
Arriving in Canada --
Life in St. Catharines --
Taking the Railroad into Canada --
The Civil War --
Successful Activism --
The End of the Line --
Epilogue --
Chronology of Harriet Tubman.
Series Title: Quest biography.
Responsibility: Rosemary Sadlier.
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Born in the United States and enslaved as a child, Harriet Tubman (circa 1820-1913) is one of the best-known figures connected to the Underground Railroad. Her success encouraged enslaved Africans to make the brave break for freedom and reinforced the belief held by abolitionists in the potential of black freedom and independence.

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