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September 17, 1849

“Slavery is the next thing to hell.” Harriet Tubman –Harriet Tubman to Benjamin Drew, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, 1855.

American abolitionist Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery.

Harriet Tubman was an American abolitionist, humanitarian, and an armed scout and spy for the United States Army during the American Civil War.

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Portrait of Harriet Tubman
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