Slave that became an abolitionist and Union spy during the Civil War and rescued over 300 slaves using the Underground Railroad.
She worked as a slave for James Cook, where she checked muskrat traps in the marshes.
She fought for women's suffrage after the end of the Civil War.
She married a free man named John Tubman in 1844, and they adopted a daughter named Gertie in 1874.
Frederick Douglas worked with her to help slaves. They both doubted abolitionist John Brown's plan to overthrow the slave system with violence.
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