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  • Author:
    Heather Lehr Wagner
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    1604137444
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    Chelsea House Publications; 1 edition (November 1, 2010)
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Benjamin Banneker book. During his lifetime, his accomplishments were frequently referred to as important evidence proving that skin color was no prediction of intelligence or ability, examples abolitionists later used.

Grade Levels 5-9 Following a documentary and a tour of the Banneker Gallery and farmstead, students will be engaged in a captivating workshop. Using early American primary sources, they will explore protest literature-namely Benjamin Banneker’s letter to Thomas Jefferson as well as other African American writings in the 1700s. These writings will be studied in view of the founding principles of American government and responsible citizenship.

Benjamin Banneker (November 9, 1731 – October 19, 1806) was a free African-American almanac author, surveyor, naturalist, and farmer. Born in Baltimore County, Maryland, to a free African-American woman and a former slave, Banneker had little formal. Born in Baltimore County, Maryland, to a free African-American woman and a former slave, Banneker had little formal education and was largely self-taught.

Leaders of the Colonial Era. Publisher. Chelsea House Publications. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Download book Benjamin Banneker, Heather Lehr Wagner. Summary, et. Profiles the life and career of scientist Benjamin Banneker. Personal Name: Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806. Geographic Name: United States History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Juvenile literature.

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Series: Presidential Leaders NOTE: A biography of the fourth president of the United States, who helped ensure ratification of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Grades 6 – 8. The straightforward narrative of Madison’s life and career is interspersed with passages that reveal his personality. Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, 2003, 47 pages. This book is shelved with books on the American Revolution (J 97. ).

1980 US commemorative postage stamp featuring Benjamin Banneker. Benjamin Banneker was one of the first important African American intellectuals and his accomplishments were important in proving the capability of his race to sceptics. In his later years Banneker sold much of his farm land mainly to the Ellicotts so that he could concentrate on his other pursuits. Apart from his astronomical achievements, he produced a dissertation on bees and a study of locust-plague cycles. He died in his log cabin on October 9, 1806, exactly one month before his 75th birthday. He remains one of the most celebrated African American icons in the United States.

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Benjamin Banneker's life story is filled with extraordinary accomplishments. The son and grandson of former slaves, he taught himself mathematics, astronomy, and surveying while living on an isolated family farm. Banneker participated in surveying the site of the new Capitol of the United States, published several popular almanacs based on his observations of the stars, and even corresponded with Thomas Jefferson, sharing his hope that future president would change his position on slavery. During his lifetime, his accomplishments were frequently referred to as important evidence proving that skin color was no prediction of intelligence or ability, examples abolitionists later used. Benjamin Banneker relates the story of this remarkable man, bringing his story to life with engaging text, vivid photographs and illustrations, and handy reference features.