Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Below are some web sites that talk about Harriet Tubman’s life and contributions.
Harriet Tubman Biography – Facts, Birthday, Life Story on Biography.com
Go to Biography.com to learn about the courageous and inspiring life of Harriet Tubman, a woman who led enslaved people to freedom along the Underground Railroad.
Harriet Tubman | Africans in America | PBS
A short biography of Harriet Tubman by PBS.
Black History Canada – Harriet Tubman
A short biography of Harriet Tubman with additional links to more resources.
Harriet Tubman on History.com
Biography, articles, videos, pictures and interactives.
Harriet Tubman: St. Catherines Ontario, Canada
Harriet Tubman’s ties to St.Catherines during the Underground Railroad (UGRR) movement.
Harriet Tubman: Online Resources. The Library of Congress
This guide compiles links to digital materials related to Harriet Tubman that are available throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, it provides links to external Web sites focusing on Tubman and a bibliography containing selected works for both general and younger readers.
Sites for children and teens:
Harriet Tubman: Civil War Spy. National Geographic Kids
Harriet Tubman is well known for risking her life as a “conductor” in the Underground Railroad, which led escaped slaves to freedom in the North. But did you know that the former slave also served as a spy for the Union during the Civil War and was the first woman in American history to lead a military expedition?
Harriet Tubman | America’s Library – Library of Congress
Harriet Tubman was a runaway slave from Maryland who at great personal risk, led hundreds of slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad.