Nicknamed the ‘Moses of her people’ for leading runaway slaves to freedom in the north, Harriet Tubman was the most famous member of the Underground Railroad. She became a celebrity in her lifetime and a hero of the Civil War. Check out this resource to learn more about her life and the various roles she held, and for discussion questions and a small group activity. For more Common Core U.S. History resources, visit http://crf-usa.org/resources/u-s-history-resources.
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