1.1 As a slave, Tubman lived in Caroline County, Maryland as
she worked on plantations. As a free woman, Tubman lived
back and forth between Canada in the winter and
Philadelphia or Cape May in the summer. She worked as a
cook in hotels or bringing slaves into Canada to become
2 How did she become a hero?
2.1 Harriet Tubman became a hero because she
risked her life while she brought slaves across the
border into Canada to become free from slavery.
3 When did she live?
3.1 Harriet Tubman lived in the time of slaves,
specifically the 1850s and the decades
4 Who was she?
4.1 Harriet Tubman was a fugitive
slave who took other
want-to-be-free slaves along the
Underground Railroad. She gave
hope to people about a free life.
5 Why is she so important?
5.1 Harriet Tubman is an important historical figure
because she is one of the most well-known slaves who
freed herself. She is also important to history because
she helped others to believe in a free life and a free
6 What did she do?
6.1 Harriet Tubman worked to abolish
slavery, and she helped others escape
their lives of slavery.