Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman (1822 - 1913) Jigsaw Puzzle

"Black Moses" was born into slavery in Maryland, Harriet Tubman escaped her slave master in 1849. Following the north star, she found her way to Philadelphia. She worked as a housekeeper in Philadelphia and joined the abolitionist movement. Hariet Tubman became the most prolific of the "underground railroad" conductors. She made over 19 trips back to Maryland and led over 300 slaves to freedom.

Working as a cook for the Confederate army, she was a spy for the union army and is credited with helping over 700 slaves escape. Tubman became a friend of John Brown and helped raise money to purchase guns for a slave revolt. She was also a friend of Fredrick Douglass.

Harriet Tubman. A great black American.