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Harriet Tubman And Her Escape To Freedom

13 minutes

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Part of the "America's Journey Through Slavery" series. Millions of enslaved African-American women, men, and children lived in the United States less than 200 years ago. During that period of American history, many brave women and men attempted an escape to freedom. Harriet Tubman overcame incredible odds and succeeded, not only in gaining freedom for herself, but for over 300 other enslaved people. Chronicles her life and demonstrates her courage as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.

Media Details

Runtime: 13 minutes

America's Journey Through Slavery
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13 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 10
America's Journey Through Slavery
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13 minutes
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America's Journey Through Slavery
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America's Journey Through Slavery
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America's Journey Through Slavery
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    Elizabeth C. (Gooding, ID)
    April 15th, 2019 at 11:26 AM

    Students develop compassion for Harriet Tubman ... for living a life not fair

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    Elizabeth C. (Gooding, ID)
    April 2nd, 2019 at 05:41 PM

    Amazing instructional video for our Harriet Tubman unit for deaf and hard of hearing upper elementary students!

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    Lisa B. (Worcester, MA)
    February 8th, 2016 at 01:02 PM

    Watching this as part of studies surrounding the Civil War, Slavery, Presidents Day and Abraham Lincoln. Very good quality.