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Harriet Tubman And The Underground Railroad

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Uses dramatic reenactment and drawings to relate the key events in the life of Harriet Tubman, America's foremost woman abolitionist. Tubman helped organize the Underground Railroad, the south-to-north route taken by slaves traveling toward freedom. Briefly shows the main routes of this "Liberty Line." Note: She received a cruel head wound which led to severe vision impairment and seizures. However, this did not stop her from fighting for the freedom of her people.

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  • Tiny roy t bennett changequote
    Anonymous (TINLEY PARK, IL)
    February 22nd, 2016 at 10:42 AM

    This video is a good eduational video to build the background knowledge of slavery and specifically Harriet Tubman.