S.Res.56 - A resolution recognizing the significance of the 100th anniversary of the death of Harriet Ross Tubman.113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: S.Res.56 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Passed Senate without amendment (02/26/2013)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes: (1) the 100th anniversary of the death of Harriet Tubman, whose dedication and commitment to serving in any capacity necessary to pursue the promise of American ideals and the principles of humanity continue to inspire all individuals who cherish freedom; (2) the work of Tubman and other individuals who created the underground railroad network to achieve freedom for individuals enslaved during the Antebellum Era of the United States; and (3) the Harriet Tubman Organization of Cambridge, Maryland, and the Harriet Tubman Home, Inc., and the Harriet Tubman Boosters Club, both of Auburn, New York, for preserving the heritage of the United States.
Encourages the people of the United States to honor and preserve Tubman's legacy.