When Was Harriet Tubman Born?
Harriet Tubman , born Araminta Ross around 1820 in Dorchester County, Maryland, and died March 10, 1913 in Auburn, New York, is an activist in favor of the abolition of African-American slavery. His actions, which allowed the escape of many slaves, earned him the nickname of Black Moses , Grandmother Moses , or Moses of the Black people . After the American Civil War and the abolition of slavery in the United States in 1865, she steered her actions in the fight against racism and the movement for women's suffrage. [Read More]