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Deanna G., Shannon K. and Samantha W. Mrs. Hart 4 th Grade
Born in 1797. In Ulster County, New York. Died on November 26, 1883 For the first 28 years of her life she was in slavery She got punished badly when she was in slavery Colonel Hardnebergh died when Sojourner truth was three Sojourner was sold as a slave for fifty dollars The first language she heard was Dutch Her father had three wives She ran away from her family while in slavery Her siblings got sold away or died When she was 13, Sojourner was six feet tall
Sojourner published an autobiography in 1850 She was a crusader Learned English She made speeches about ending slavery and women's rights Helped free slaves Truth got married and had kids She was a traveling preacher She was awarded $125 She was a strong treasure to Dumont She had a child, Diana, she was born in 1815 When Diana was one month old Sojourner was allowed to visit her father She wrote songs for special occasions
She was a slave Left her family Sojourner’s father was weak, old and sick His only son, Peter, got fired from his job, twice Truth got sold many times Truths mother dying She worked on a farm as a slave Sojourner worked year round on large plantations When her child was one month old she was allowed to go visit her father. Her father wasn't there and he was in New York City When she was in love with a man named Robert his master would not let them be together because when she had her children they would belong to Sojourner’s master.
Slavery wasn’t very practical in the North in 1785 When she was thirteen years old, she reached the height of six feet tall. Sojourner went to church to be a preacher for ending slavery and women’s rights with whites Sojourner had five kids, four examples are Elizabeth, Hannah, Peter and Diana Truth wrote lovely songs for special occasions
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