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WHEN
When Harriet learns that she has been sold, what does she do?


She decides to escape
WHAT
What does Harriet take while John Tubman sleeps?


Food and a quilt
WHERE
Where does Harriet go once she reaches the woods?


To the farmhouse of a woman who helps her.
WHAT
What does the woman at the farmhouse give her?


The names of two stops on the Underground Railroad.
WHAT
What does "elude" mean?


To escape the notice of, avoid detection by
WHAT
What does "inexplicable" mean?


Not explainable
WHAT
What does "legitimate" mean?


Here, reasonable or justified
WHAT
What does "defiant" mean?


Disobedient, boldly resisting
WHAT
What does "sinewy" mean?


Strong, tough
WHO
Who is the story about?


Harriet Tubman
WHO
Who is Harriet Tubman?


A black slave who escapes to her freedom
WHEN
When does the story take place?


In 1849
WHERE
Where does the story take place?


At a plantation in Delaware
WHERE
Where does Harriet find freedom?


In Pennsylvania
WHY
Why did Harriet want to escape?


She knew that she was going to be sold, and she wanted to be free
WHAT
What does "inexplicable" mean?


Not explainable
WHAT
What does "legitimate" mean?


Here, reasonable or justified
WHAT
What does "defiant" mean?


Disobedient, boldly resisting
WHAT
What does "sinewy" mean?


Strong, tough
WHO
Who is the story about?


Harriet Tubman