10 Fascinating Facts About Harriet Tubman, the New Face of Our $20 Bill
I cannot think of an American hero more deserving of this honor than Harriet Tubman. https://t.co/GL64NPrOL1
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 20, 2016
You probably know some of the basics on Harriet Tubman: she was an abolitionist and an early civil rights leader who helped free many slaves around the time of the Civil War.
But there are so much more you should know about Harriet Tubman beyond those basic bullet points. See how much you know:
What state was Harriet Tubman from?
Harriet Tubman was the oldest member present at the organizing meeting of what organization?
Where on her body was Tubman injured when she was young?
About how many slaves did Tubman free during her time on the underground railroad?
Which other famed rights activist personally knew Harriet Tubman?
What was Tubman's nickname?
What job did Tubman NOT work during the Civil War for the Union?
Where would Tubman bring slaves to their freedom?
What year did Harriet Tubman die?
What was the highest reward offered for her capture?
Lily is currently a TV news producer in Dallas, Texas. Previously, she was a production assistant at MSNBC. She is also a recent NYU grad. She interned for Ann Curry’s team at NBC News, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and the education nonprofit She’s the First. Her interests range from politics to education to comedy. She is not actually a dinosaur. Follow: @lilyalta.