By Kristen T. Oertel

ISBN-10: 0415825113

ISBN-13: 9780415825115

ISBN-10: 0415825121

ISBN-13: 9780415825122

Escaped slave, Civil battle secret agent, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. maybe most renowned for top enslaved humans to freedom throughout the Underground Railroad, Tubman was once dubbed "Moses" by means of fans. yet abolition and the shut of the Civil conflict have been faraway from the tip of her extraordinary occupation. Tubman endured to struggle for black civil rights, and crusade fiercely for women’s suffrage, all through her life.


In this bright, concise narrative supplemented via fundamental records, Kristen T. Oertel introduces readers to Tubman’s amazing existence, from the trauma of her youth slavery to her civil rights activism within the overdue 19th century, and within the approach unearths a nation’s fight over its such a lot crucial injustices.

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