Answer each statement yes or no. Guess if you do not know.
Then read about Harriet Tubman
or check out one of the books listed below to support or deny your guesses.
1._____ Harriet Tubman was born a slave.
2._____ Her husband threatened to report her attempts to escape.
3._____ After escaping slavery she returned to the South to help others.
4._____ She helped more than 300 slaves escape to freecom.
5._____ A bounty of $40,000 was placed on her head.
6._____ She served the Union forces as a nurse, soldier, spy and scout.
7._____ She received a medal for her work from Queen Victoria.
8._____ She used heer $20.00 a month pension to fund a place for the aged and needy.
To Be A
by Julius Lester, Dial 1968
All Times, All Peoples: A Word History
of Slavery by Milton Meltzer, Harper & Row, 1980