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Harriet Tubman

Tub·man

 (tŭb′mən), Harriet 1820?-1913.
American abolitionist. Born a slave on a Maryland plantation, she escaped to the North in 1849 and became the most renowned conductor on the Underground Railroad, leading more than 300 slaves to freedom.

Tubman

, William Vacanarat Shadrach 1895-1971.
Liberian politician. As president of Liberia (1944-1971) he modernized the country and maintained a close relationship with the United States.

Tubman

(ˈtʌbmən)
n
(Biography) William Vacanarat Shadrach (vəˈkænəˌræt ˈʃædræk). 1895–1971, Liberian statesman; president of Liberia (1944–71)

Tub•man

(ˈtʌb mən)

n.
1. Harriet (Araminta), 1820?–1913, U.S. abolitionist: escaped slave.
2. William Vacanarat Shadrach, 1895–1971, president of Liberia 1944–71.
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Noun1.Tubman - United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)Tubman - United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
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His order to delay the replacement of the Indian-hating racist Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with the freedom-loving Harriet Tubman leaves no doubt as to where this president stands on the issue.
Risking allegations of racism, Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin has postponed to 2028 the issuance of a new $20 bill featuring the image of African-American anti-slavery crusader and political activist Harriet Tubman.
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Last year, Mr Tubman and NEOFFERs raised PS68,325 after thousands of kindhearted North Easterners pledged PS5 to feed a friend for Christmas.
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The Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Library of Congress announced the joint acquisition of an album of 44 rare photographs, including a previously unrecorded portrait of abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman, as well as the only known photograph of John Willis Menard, the first African-American man elected to Congress.