Booker t washington prject

Booker t washington prject

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  • I couldn't go to school so I learned from books.
  • Booker T. Washington was given a book because his mother noticed his interest in learning and reading
  • Booker T. Washington had to work at a young age because his family was very poor and they need the extra income.
  • Booker T. Washington carried 100 pound sacks around for work at a young age
  • Him and his mother (Jane Ferguson) lived in a one room cabin with a big fireplace.
  • In 1872, Washington left home and walked 500 miles to Hampton Normal Agricultural Institute in Virginia.
  • He took odd jobs to support himself. Washington graduated from Hampton in 1875 with high marks. For a time, he taught at his old grade school in Malden, Virginia, and attended Wayland Seminary in Washington, D.C. In 1879.
  • He was married to Margaret Murray Washington. He had 3 children. (Portia M. Washington, Ernest Davidson Washington, Booker T. Washington Jr)
  • He died on November 14, 1915. He was a noted writer and perhaps the most prominent African American leader of his time.
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