Harriet Tubman's Life In 1820: Arminta Ross

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Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman was born in 1820 as Arminta Ross; she was also born a slave in Buck town, Maryland which is on the Eastern Shore. Her parents were Harriet Green and Benjamin Ross. Her dad taught her everything he knew about the woods and this will help her later. She was nicknamed Minty before she started to go by her mother's name Harriet. Harriet also had 10 brothers and sisters. Her owner was Edward Brodas. She started to work when she was five years old after being sold to James Cook. Her masters were always abusive to her many nights she was forced to sleep on the kitchen floor. Harriet was sent back to her original master after becoming very sick. When she was a teenager she was used as a field hand. Once she saw a slave
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