eBook Harriet Tubman: A Biography, 1st Edition

  • James A. McGowan
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  • ISBN-10: 0313348820
  • ISBN-13: 9780313348822
  • DDC: 973.7
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 167 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Harriet Tubman was unconditionally committed to the abolition of slavery by any means, resulting in her willingness to help radical abolitionist John Brown prepare for his Harpers Ferry raid. She was the first woman to lead a military expedition in an American war, and she reinvented herself as a women’s rights pioneer during the last part of her life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Biographies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Timeline: Events in the Life of Harriet Tubman.
1: Minty, 1820–1840.
2: Liberty or Death, 1841–1850.
3: Moses of Her People, 1851–1853.
4: God Sends Harriet to Thomas Garrett, 1854–1857.
5: Inspired by John Brown, 1858–1860.
6: General Tubman goes to War, 1861–1865.
7: Auburn, 1866–1886.
8: Last Years, 1887–1913.
9: Legacy.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Authors.