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【高二英语阅读题HarrietTubmaniswellknownforriskingherlifeasa“conductor”intheUndergroundRailroad,whichledescapedslavestofreedomintheNorth.ButdidyouknowthattheformerslavealsoservedasaspyfortheUnionduring】
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HarrietTubmaniswellknownforriskingherlifeasa“conductor”intheUndergroundRailroad,whichledescapedslavestofreedomintheNorth.ButdidyouknowthattheformerslavealsoservedasaspyfortheUnionduringtheCivilWarandwasthefirstwomaninAmericanhistorytoleadamilitaryexpedition?

Duringatimewhenwomenwereusuallyrestrictedtotraditionalroleslikecookingandnursing,shedidhershareofthosejobs.Butshealsoworkedside-by-sidewithmen,sayswriterTomAllen,whotellsherexcitingstoryintheNationalGeographicbook,HarrietTubman,SecretAgent.

TubmandecidedtohelptheUnionArmybecauseshewantedfreedomforallofthepeoplewhowereforcedintoslavery,notjustthefewshecouldhelpbyherself.AndsheconvincedmanyotherbraveAfricanAmericanstojoinherasspies,evenattheriskofbeinghangediftheywerecaught.

Inoneofhermostdramaticanddangerousroles,TubmanhelpedColonelJamesMontgomeryplanaraidtofreeslavesfromplantationsalongtheCombahee(pronounced“KUM-bee”)RiverinSouthCarolina.EarlyonthemorningofJune1,1863,threegunboatscarryingseveralhundredmalesoldiersalongwithHarrietTubmansetoutontheirmission.

TubmanhadgatheredkeyinformationfromherscoutsabouttheConfederatepositions.Sheknewwheretheywerehidingalongtheshore.Shealsofoundoutwheretheyhadplacedtorpedoes,orbarrelsfilledwithgunpowder,inthewater.

AstheearlymorningfogliftedonsomeoftheSouth’smostimportantriceplantations,theUnionexpeditionhithard.Theraiderssetfiretobuildingsanddestroyedbridges,sotheycouldn’tbeusedbytheConfederateArmy.Theyalsofreedabout750slaves—men,women,children,andbabies—anddidnotloseonesoldierintheattack.

1.Itcanbeinferredthat___.

A.HarrietTubmanwasonceaslaveherself

B.HarrietTubmanneverplayedtraditionalroleslikeotherwomen

C.manyAfricanswereencouragedtojoinHarrietTubmanasspies.

D.HarrietTubmanwasamemberoftheConfederate.

2.ThefollowingwordscanTubmanEXCEPT_____.

A.braveB.neutralC.differentD.intelligent

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  C   B
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