Taking a Look at Harriet Tubman

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Eagle success biography paper Harriet Tubman Harriet not only had dream but she was determined to stand up for what she had believed. Harriet was a brave young girl who had escaped slavery at a young age and wanted to help others get out of that life just as she did, and that's what I am going to be telling you today. At first, In my research I couldn’t find any evidence on which exact day harriet was born but i could find that she was born around 1820’s near Dorchester County on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, near the town of Cambridge (graceproducts.com). Harriet was given the name Araminta Ross later that year she had taken on her mother's name of Harriet. When she had turned six she had been taken ten miles to live with James Cook. His wife who was a weaver was to teach her the trade of weaving. Cook had her work on the trapline to help catch wild animals. He had to work the lines while she was ill with the measles, and catching cold from wading in the water in the condition, she grew very sick. I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty, or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive; I should fight for my liberty as long as my strength lasted, and when the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me. --Harriet Tubman (graceproducts.com). Another, In her teen years harriet had ran away with her brother came back. she had ran away but this time by
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