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Harriet Tubman was known as the "Moses" of her people because she

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helped slaves escape from the South

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Yes

was instrumental in bringing about suffrage reform

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No

advocated emigration to Africa for Black people

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No

organized mass civil rights demonstrations

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No

traveled as a lay minister preaching the gospel

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No

Harriet Tubman was a notable African American abolitionist. As the use of the name "Moses" may help you to remember, Tubman led many slaves to freedom in the North along the route of the Underground Railroad. This achievement is not noted in any of the other choices, which describe activities that Tubman did not pursue nor advocate.

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