Born in Dorchester County, Maryland
Mother: Harriet Green Ross
Father: Ben Ross
Harriet was beat by both her owners
Tantamount to hard labor
She was trying to help/defend a slave, and overseer threw a heavy weight, missing the slave, but hitting Harriet.
Changes name from Araminta Ross to Harriet Tubman
Asked for their help in a further escape plan.
Enabling law enforcement officials, even in states who had outlawed slavery, to aid in the capture of runaway slaves
Contact via Underground Railroad, to rescue her sister, brother-in-law, and their children.
Came back to rescue her husband from slavery to find that he had remarried to another woman.
Abolitionist senator William H. Seward sold Harriet a small farm on the outskirts of Auburn, New York
Abraham Lincoln issues a proclamation granting freedom to all slaves in all areas of the Confederacy still in rebellion.
Civil war is over, and Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
Harriet dies of pneumonia