Answer the questions that follow using complete sentences on your own paper. Click on the blue links to find the answer. The questions that do not have a link are found in the link above.

1. Why does it make sense that Harriet Tubman was called "The Moses of her people?"

2. Why does it make sense that the Underground Railraod was secret?

3. How did Harriet help the Union during the Civil War?

4. What was Harriet Tubman's birth name?

5. What happened to Ross if she fell asleep when taking care of the baby?

6. Why does it make sense that Ross determined to get her freedom?

7. How did she get a scar on her head?

8. Why does it make sense that Ross changed her name to Harriet Tubman?

9. Why does it make sense that Harriet led runaway slaves to the North and Canada?

10. Why was it dangerous for Harriet to try and lead slaves to freedom?

11. Why does it make sense that Harriet had a gun with her on the trips North?

12. Why does it make sense that there was a $40,000 reward for Harriet's capture?

13. Why was Harriet an effective spy during the Civil War?

14. Why does it make sense that Harriet was able to save so many lives during the war?

15. Why do you think that Harriet Tubman worked for women's rights issues?

16. Why is it surprising that Harriet Tubman lived to be 93 years old?