Booker T. Washington

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Booker T. Washington

  1. 1. Booker T. Washington
  2. 2. Who was he?Booker was born a slave on a plantation in Virginia. He really wanted to go to school, but was not allowed to.
  3. 3. After the Civil War....He was allowed to attend school in West Virginia
  4. 4. He was a hard worker He loved to learn
  5. 5. He became a teacherHe was asked by General Armstrong to lead a school for newly freed slaves
  6. 6. Tuskegee Industrial InstitutionHere,newly freed slavescould get an education
  7. 7. African Americans learned trades at TuskegeeBooker believed thatAfrican Americans couldgain economic successand financialindependence througheducation in vocation
  8. 8. Under the leadership ofBooker T. WashingtonTuskegee became one ofthe leading schools in thecountry
  9. 9. Booker T. WashingtonWas a leader, educator, writer, public speaker,and consultant on racial issues
  10. 10. Booker T. WashingtonWas a leader, educator, writer, public speaker,and consultant on racial issues

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