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Homeschool Adventures: Harriet Tubman

Come learn about the life of Harriet Tubman, an astonishing African-American woman who led people out of slavery to freedom by using the Underground Railroad. In 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the center of a new $20 bill.

Image Credit: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Harriet Tubman, abolitionist." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.