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When Harriet learns that she has been sold, what does she do?
She decides to escape
Where does Harriet go once she reaches the woods?
To the farmhouse of a woman who helps her.
What does the woman at the farmhouse give her?
The names of two stops on the Underground Railroad
What does "elude" mean?
To escape the notice of, avoid detection by
What does "inexplicable" mean?
Not explainable
What does "legitimate" mean?
Here, reasonable or justified
What does "defiant" mean?
Disobedient, boldly resisting
What does "sinewy" mean?
Strong, tough
Who is the story about?
Harriet Tubman
Who is Harriet Tubman?
A black slave who escapes to her freedom
When does the story take place?
In 1849
When Harriet learns that she has been sold, what does she do?
She decides to escape
What does Harriet take while John Tubman sleeps?
Food and a quilt
Where does Harriet find freedom?
In Pennsylvania
Why did Harriet want to escape?
She knew that she was going to be sold, and she wanted to be free