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...ope and the number of escapees grew astronomically as their faith began to see its reward. In 1852, Tubman made no less than one annual trip into the Deep South, freeing an abundance of slaves that were relying on her. Most importantly, she was able to free her mother and father from slavery in the later stages of their lives. She led her voyages in the fall, escorting gatherings of slaves to Canada, where the legislature did not agree with the lawlessness fugitive slave law. Her stories of triumph were recorded by others or will be told by others as oral history, At merely five feet tall, she acted she appeared as an old back lady whom was no threat to slave-owners in the South but her heart was as strong as a 7 foot giant. Harriet Tubman will be remembered as a bold African American woman that played a major role in the abolishment of slavery in the United States.
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