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    Booker Taliaferro Washington was born a slave. Despite his past, he was determined to make a better future for himself. Even though he had no schooling as a slave, he learned to read after the Civil War, when he was freed. When he was about nine, he and his mother moved to West Virginia to live with his stepfather. He made it his goal to get an education and attended Hampton Institute. He ended up starting Tuskegee institute. Booker T. Washington showed the black community that no matter where they

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    Booker T. Washington

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    1)http://galenet.gale.com/a/acp/netacgi/nph-brs?d=booker+washington&pgl=FT&1&u-/a/acp//db/dma/&r=3& 2)Drinker,FredrickE.,Booker T. Washington:The Master Mind of a Child of Slavery, Greemwppd,1970. 3)Http://docsouth.unc.edu/washington/about.html 4)Jr.Spencer, Samuel R. Booker T. Washington, And the Negro's Place in American Life, Little, Brown and Company.Boston.Toronto,1955 Graham, Shirley., Booker T. Washington,Eight Printing,1964

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    figure. He concludes his autobiography with an account of several recognitions he has received for his work, including an honorary degree from Harvard, and two significant visits to Tuskegee, one by President McKinley and another by General Samuel C. Armstrong. During his lifetime, Booker T. Washington was a national leader for the betterment of African Americans in the post-Reconstruction South. He advocated for economic and industrial improvement of Blacks while accommodating Whites on voting rights

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    Up From Slavery

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    Up From Slavery tells the story of Up From Slavery, his life and his achievements. It explains the difficulties of his childhood, the challenges he faced in the pursuit of his education, and the successes of his adult life. While the purpose of Up From Slavery was to recap Booker T. Washington’s life and experiences, he spent much of the book discussing love and tolerance. His life was filled with race-related obstacles, but he used these as examples to demonstrate the best ways to face one’s oppressors

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    Booker T. Washington Up from Slavery Booker T. Washington, a well written autobiography. Do you think you have a childhood that would never be forgotten? Well Booker T. Washington does. Around 1858- 1864, Mr. Washington spent the majority of his childhood as a slave; it was he, his mother, his brother John, and his sister Amanda. With Mr. Washington and his family being slaves, they did not have one of the nicest homes on the plantation. In fact, there home was a little more on the jagged side

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    On April 5, 1856, Booker Taliaferro Washington was born into slavery in Hale’s Ford, Virginia on a local plantation. Being born into slavery, it was quite clear that Washington would never amount to much. Knowing this though, did not stop him from dreaming about the many achievements he wanted to accomplish. Washington’s passion to learn is what transformed him into, not a lowly slave, but instead: an educator, a writer and the founder of the Tuskegee Institute. Through these achievements though

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    Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery

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    Booker T. Washington's "Up From Slavery" The autobiography of Booker T. Washing titled Up From Slavery is a rich narrative of the man's life from slavery to one of the founders of the Tuskegee Institute. The book takes us through one of the most dynamic periods in this country's history, especially African Americans. I am very interested in the period following the Civil War and especially in the transformation of African Americans from slaves to freemen. Up From Slavery provides a great deal

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    Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” –Booker T. Washington. Educator Booker T. Washington was one of the foremost African American dominant leaders in the black community. His childhood and failures helped shape his impact that allowed him the success that he had, has on African American communities. After being born to a slave and working as a slave himself, Booker T. Washington decided that he wanted better

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    powerful friends than doing his job practicing medicines. In 1833, Emerson became the assistant surgeon in the U.S. Army, a position he only acquired due to his prominent connections. A month later, Emerson received new order and transferred to Fort Armstrong, Illinois, taking Scott along w... ... middle of paper ... ...(78). All of a sudden, because of the decision of the three judges, the six year battle to gain the freedom of Scott, his wife and daughters ended, and their hopes were dashed(79)

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    Are You Kidding?

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    ridiculous. The only reason for this deliberate misrepresentation of the truth must be to fulfill another agenda. He continues throughout his autobiography to continually depict his encounters with whites in the most favorable light. General Samuel C. Armstrong, obviously a soldier in the Civil War, is described as “…the noblest, rarest human being that it has ever been my privilege to meet” (32).

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