Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County in 1822. Araminta Ross was her given name at first, but she later took her mother’s maiden name, Harriet. She was the slave’s daughter of Harriet Greene and Benjamin Ross. She did housework, including becoming a child nurse, when she was just five…
Harriet Tubman was a well-known civil rights activist. She escaped slavery and led abolitionist efforts throughout her lifetime. In this manner, she was able to lead many people out of slavery and away from the white enslavers through underground railroads. In the year 1849, Tubman was born into slavery. Maryland…
Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks have many similarities in their lives, such as combating slavery, being African American women, and being selfless in making sacrifices for others; however, they have minor distinctions, such as being born at different times and living under different conditions. As a result, the parallels vastly…
The 18th-century commercial revolution in America resulted in a surge in slave trading. People were captured in Africa and made to work for Americans in the cotton and tobacco industries. Slavery existed in America until the 19th century when campaigns began to advocate for the abolition of slavery (Petry, n.p)….