Compare And Contrast Harriet Tubman And Harriet Tubman

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‘’Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.’’ When it comes to heroes, Harriet Tubman and Cesar Chavez are both great people to think about. Harriet Tubman saved the slaves, including herself, from captivity. Also, Cesar Chavez fasted as a protest for the farm workers who were dying from not getting enough money to live on. The story of Harriet and the underground railroad followed by the north star was about how Harriet saved slaves from suffering. The story of Cesar was about how he improved farm workers’ lives. these two stories are alike and different in many ways. Harriet Tubman’s story was way more effective on …show more content…
Cesar Chavez and Harriet Tubman did have many differences but they also had many things alike. Cesar cared about people who were suffering and so did Harriet. However, Harriet was a slave, unlike Cesar. Cesar tried his best to help people who were suffering on low money that weren 't able to buy medicine, which is almost like Harriet because they both tried helping these people not die. Although, Harriet did more for other people’s freedom than Cesar Chavez because Harriet saved slaves at the same time other than Cesar Chavez who took a long time with his protest and at the same time he was protesting, people were still dying. Harriet Tubman was thought as “The moses of her people.” She is called this by many people because Harriet saved the slaves and gave them freedom from the working and suffering they were doing. As it says in her story, “Harriet Tubman was born to enslaved parents.” This shows that she was born a slave and lived as one too, unlike Cesar. Cesar was born free and even though he had to work and didn 't get as much money for a living, he still lived a better free live than Harriet. Meanwhile, Cesar Chavez was born free as it says in his story, “Union leader and labor organizer, Cesar Chavez.” His …show more content…
However, Harriet Tubman was the more effective person when it comes to human rights. Harriet Tubman is the more persuasive and effective person in human rights because of what she did in her life. She saved slaves, Cesar Chavez just saved farm workers. Slaves who were forced to do things they didn 't want to. Farm workers are just people who didn 't get enough money for living. He may have stopped the government from making diseased grapes but that took time. That issue stopped when Cesar Chavez were at his last years unlike Harriet who stopped slavery that was going on with more than 200 people. She not only saved them but kept going back to see if she can save more. As it says in Harriet 's story “Born a slave on Maryland’s eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings.” Harriet lived as a slave and received major injuries from slavery which cause surgeries. However, Cesar Chavez did not. Cesar lived a life for helping farm workers and just fasted as his protest but he didn 't get as much suffering as Harriet did. This means that she got more pain and wanted to stop the slavery. Cesar just wanted to help farm workers which isn 't as important as slavery. Slavery is very hard and ends your life if you were caught as a slave.”She returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family and hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground

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