Comprehensive study guide for up from slavery by booker t washington full summary, chapter analysis, character descriptions & more. Booker t washington was born a slave in april 1856 on the 207-acre farm of james burroughs after the civil war, washington became the first principal of tuskegee normal and industrial school. 145 quotes from booker t washington: 'i have learned that 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 while trying to succeed', 'i will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him', and 'those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.
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From 1895 until his death in 1915, booker t washington, a former slave who had built tuskegee institute in alabama into a major centre of industrial training for african american youths, was the country's dominant black leader in a speech made in in 1881 washington was selected to head a. Characters see a complete list of the characters in up from slavery and in-depth analyses of booker t washington, mrs ruffner, and general armstrong. Booker t washington was a famous african american educator and speaker he founded the tuskegee normal and industrial institute, now tuskegee university, in tuskegee, alabama washington also wrote many articles and books, including his autobiography, up from slavery.
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