In this module, students view a clip examining how Harriet Tubman used her knowledge of Maryland as a border state to influence decisions that impacted the Civil War, analyze photographs and maps from the era, and consider discussion prompts for more dialogue and deeper reflection.
How does Tubman contribute to the Union Army efforts to gain control of South Carolina?
- Why was Tubman convinced the Emancipation Proclamation was not enough to end slavery in the United States?
- How did Harriet Tubman and her men give the Union Army an advantage in South Carolina?
- How would you explain Tubman’s successes in the war effort in South Carolina?