Every great dream
begins with a dreamer.
Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Her life was a monument to courage and determination that continues to stand out in American history. Born into slavery in Maryland, Harriet Tubman freed herself, and went on to play a major role in the war against slavery.
During her life Harriet Tubman wore many hats: She was an active proponent of women’s suffrage and worked alongside women such as side Susan B. Anthony. During the civil war, Harriet also worked for the Union Army as a cook, a nurse and even a spy.
She died in 1913, aged 93 years old, and was buried with military honors in Fort Hill Cemetery in New York.
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