Essays Tagged: "Harriet Tubman"

Antigone: A Tragic Hero

immense in size and strength as Hercules, some in the form of people that are shunned upon, such as Harriet Tubman, and some that are only valorous heroes to some, such as Kurt Cobain. These heroes ha ...

(4 pages) 107 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Harriet Tubman

these times, when freedom and liberty were merely the topics of dreams, one outstanding slave named Harriet Tubman set out to make her dream a reality. She possessed tremendous courage which proved to ... y, she had the determination and will not matched by any other slave of her time. Most importantly, Harriet had a loving heart, which influenced her to do the impossible. It was because of these abili ...

(4 pages) 99 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Women vs Women

h rights and knowing what our status is in the lifetime. We have heard and seen brave women such as Harriet Tubman, Louisa May Alcott, Belle Boyd, and many others fight against the struggle. Women hav ...

(4 pages) 181 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Harriet Tubman.

Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman was born a slave in Dorchester County, Maryland in 1820. She and her pa ... Dorchester County, Maryland in 1820. She and her parents worked as slaves at the Brodas plantation. Harriet was hired out as a laborer by the age of five.She was routinely beaten by her masters. When ... laborer by the age of five.She was routinely beaten by her masters. When she was fifteen years old, Harriet tried to help a runaway slave. Someone oversaw her and hit her in the head with a lead weigh ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Road Least Traveled. Harriet Tubman was not afraid to fight for the rights of African-Americans. Her story is one of dedication and inspiration.

The Road Least TraveledHarriet Tubman was a runaway slave from Maryland who became known as the "Moses of her people". Over ... War she served as a spy for the federal forces in South Carolina as well as a nurse. After the war, Harriet Tubman returned to her home in Auburn, New York where she played an active role in Women's S ... history. By creating her own destiny, not letting her goal die, and giving a hand to those in need Harriet Tubman has greatly influenced my life. A more ordinary specimen of humanity could hardly be ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Harriet Ross Tubman

Tubman, Harriet Ross (1822-1913). Born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Tubman gained internat ... nd a place among the nation's most famous historical figures.Originally named Araminta, or "Minty," Harriet Tubman was born in early 1822 on the plantation of Anthony Thompson, south of Madison in Dor ... Thompson, south of Madison in Dorchester County, Maryland. Tubman was the fifth of nine children of Harriet "Rit" Green and Benjamin Ross, both slaves. Edward Brodess, the stepson of Anthony Thompson, ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Age of Reform

any people have contributed to this, ordinary people, like you and me, people like Dorothea Dix and Harriet Tubman. Those two people weren't afraid to state their opinions and actually do something ab ... k of equality and opened people's eyes to what cruelty was going on toward others. Dorothea Dix and Harriet Tubman helped many people and are renowned for it now. Dix opened eyes everywhere with her a ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Victorian Society

look on women changed. If it wasn't for women such as: Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Harriet Tubman women would be living in a world revolving only around men. In this paper I am not go ...

(9 pages) 102 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Harriet Tubman

The reason I did this essay on Harriet Tubmans life was because I've heard her stories since second grade and I think she is amazin ... me. In this paper are most of the important parts in her life and I think you will find intresting.Harriet Tubman nee Ross was born in Dorchester Country , Maryland in 1820. Her parents were from the ... the Ashanti tribe of West Africa. They were slaves in the south(America) on the Brodas plantation. Harriet did not like to work indoors because she was routinely beaten by her masters. When she was i ...

(3 pages) 90 2 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Harriett Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad by Ann Lane Petry Biography

Harriett Tubman: Conductor of The Underground Railroad"Whipped", "chained", and "beaten" were common ... these times, when freedom and liberty were merely the topics of dreams, one outstanding slave named Harriet Tubman set out to make her dream a reality. She possessed tremendous courage which proved to ... e had the determination and will never be matched by any other slave of her time. Most importantly, Harriet had a loving heart, which influenced her to do the impossible. It was because of these abili ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

This paper specify the life of Cornel West, and the book that he wrote on Race Matters.

rain in order to hold up a bloodstained banner of freedom and democracy.Cornel West said think of a Harriet Tubman. Think of Ida B. Wells Barnett, Frederick Douglass, and A. Philip Randolph, Marcus Ga ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Underground Railroad

sire for freedom at all costs since years later Patrick Henry's words were unknowingly rephrased by Harriet Tubman, a runaway slave and prominent conductor of the notorious underground railroad, when ... , of which he was president (1843-65)." (historychannel.com)Another very prominent abolitionist was Harriet Tubman. Harriet was one of eleven children. Even as a child she not very submissive, she was ...

(17 pages) 109 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Philosophy on Leadership

, and Roosevelt. They may think of the leaders of social movements: Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Harriet Tubman. They may think of spiritual leaders: Jesus, Mohammed, and Mother Theresa. Yet there ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Angel in Disguise

Angel In Disguise I remember the first time I heard about Harriet Tubman and the Under GroundRailroad. I was in the sixth grade and eleven years old. My socia ... eleven years old. My social studies teacher showed the class a film about the network of people and Harriet Tubman who helped slaves escape to freedom through a passage to the North. She explained how ... rself, risked her life to save her family and others who were slaves at the time. As a child Harriet Tubman was a hero to me. Now that I'm older I realize just how important her story is to eve ...

(3 pages) 20 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Harriet Tubman and Dorothea Dix

ns have the power to change the course of man. Indeed, two individuals who have done just this were Harriet Tubman and Dorothea Dix. They both had done many great things in their lives and affected th ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

2 page essay on the Underground Railroad.

nd Railroad really made the slaves travel a lot easer. The greatest conductor still known to day is Harriet Tubman. There were countless reasons that slaves chose to run away.The Underground Railroad ... nd others.Even though there were many conductors the greatest one still known to day is most likely Harriet Tubman. She was known as "Moses" to most slaves. She returned to the south nineteen times to ...

(2 pages) 42 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Antislavery Essay

Independence just as all other Americans. I also think there should be more people like Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, and Frederick Douglass, people that are willing to stand up for their rights and fig ... tand up for their rights and fight. Nat Turner led the largest slave rebellion in American history. Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave from Maryland and she went back to help assist about 300 slaves ...

(1 pages) 2607 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Race and Alienation - This analytical essay describes a person who has been alienated and how he/she is similar to a character in "To Kill A Mockinbird"

Race and AlienationHarriet Tubman was an extordinary woman, in a way she was known as the Moses of her people. During a ... er journeys she "never lost a single passenger." (Tubman) Soon after the outbreak of the Civil War, Harriet Tubman served as a soldier, spy, and a nurse for the Union Army. But for all of her accompli ... e were truly willing to acknowledge her for her deeds, till much later in time. Even at a young age Harriet Tubman had always been willing to stand up for people. When she had been young, Harriet Tubm ...

(4 pages) 28 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Harriet Tubman: African American's Savior and Heroine

BackgroundHarriet Tubman was born c. 1820 to her parents Benjamin and Harriet Ross who named her Araminta Ross ... ). She was born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland along with her ten siblings. As a girl, Harriet was "hired out" by her master to become a nanny for an infant. She would stay awake all nigh ... awake all night to ensure that the baby wouldn't cry and wake up the mother or she was whipped. As Harriet became older, she suffered a traumatic accident when she refused to assist in beating a youn ...

(7 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Harriet Tubman Biography

slaves during the 1700's, the "black Moses" of all slaves. The person I am referring to is the late Harriet Tubman. She single handedly led 300 slaves from station to station and finally to freedom, 3 ... ousness she was plagued with splitting headaches and a type of narcolepsy for the rest of her life. Harriet would fall asleep uncontrollably at any time weather she was doing something or not, she wou ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History