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  • Official State Seal
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    A REPORT ON WASHINGTON STATE BY KATRINA SCHOLDThe State of Washington is located in the far northwest corner of the United States. It has 66,582 square miles between the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Idaho boarder to the east. Washington borders Canada on the north and Oregon on the south along the Columbia River. Washington is the 20th largest state and has very different western and eastern natural environments, which are divided by the Cascade Range. It is home to 6 million residents (200...
  • Booker T Washington
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    Booker T. Washington: Fighter for the Black Man Booker T. Washington was a man beyond words. His perseverance and will to work were well known throughout the United States. He rose from slavery, delivering speech after speech expressing his views on how to uplift America's view of the Negro. He felt that knowledge was power, not just knowledge of "books", but knowledge of agricultural and industrial trades. He felt that the Negro would rise to be an equal in American society through hard work. W...
  • Booker Taliaferro Washington Booker T Washington
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    Booker Taliaferro Washington Booker T. Washington was born into slavery on April 5, 1856 in Virginia. His mulatto mother raised him. She was a plantation cook., as well as a mother of three sons. She, unlike many other married slaves of the time, was reunited with her husband after the slave liberation in 1865. His father was a white man that had nothing to do with his upbringing. Booker worked painstaking hours at a salt furnace and coal mine along side his two brothers. He was so determined to...
  • Washington Of The New Continental Army
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    Washington was born in West more County, Virginia, on February 22, 1732. He is the son of the late Augustine Washington and Mary Ball Washington. Augustine was a tobacco farmer and a stock raiser. Washington spent most of his early childhood on the Ferry Farm in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He attended school up until his fifteenth year. Washington married Martha Dandridge on January 6, 1759. Washington spent his early adult years as a farmer and as a surveyor until he was appointed adjutant for th...
  • Washington's Leadership Of Blacks
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    Booker T Washington was one of the best advocates in his time. Growing up in slavery and out coming the horrifying struggles of the 1870's was a great effort. Born in the era were black people were like flies he found a determination to succeed and discovered many powers in life. Washington childhood was one of privation, poverty, slavery, and backbreaking work. Born in 1856, he was from birth the property of James Burroughs of Virginia. He didn't know his father but his mother Jane raised him a...
  • Washington's Dreams Of Equality
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    Finally, in Washington's conclusion, he strays from prior accomadationist approaches and speaks more in an integrationist manner. This is seen when he says, .".. let us pray God, will come... in a determination to administer absolute justice" (684). As an accomadationist, Washington was more concerned with pleasing the whites than establishing equality immediately. At the very end of his speech though, Washington, pleaded for an immediate ending to the injustices that his race had been facing si...
  • Name Washington
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    Booker T. Washington The purpose for writing on Booker T. Washington is to focus on his educational contributions, and the different speeches he gave during and after the 19th century for African American and for the institution. Booker was born into slavery on a small tobacco plantation on April 5 1856. While in grade school he did not have a last name. When he realized that all of the other children at the school had a second name, and the teacher asked him his, he invented the name Washington...
  • Battle Gates The Americans General
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    1) British Capture Philadelphia. George Washington was a very impatient man... George Washington and his troops camped at Brandywine Creek... At 10: 30 on September 11 they began battle again... At 4: 30 General How started battle with the Americans. In the end the Americans were over-powered... September 26, 1777 Philadelphia occupied by the British... In October the Americans descended on the British in Germantown 2) British Defeat at Saratoga. By dusk Burgoyne held the field but lost one thir...
  • Washington And Rochambeau
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    When General Rochambeau met General Washington in 1781 to determine their next move against the British, Washington wanted to attack New York City. Rochambeau convinced him that the wiser move was to move South. Word had come from General Lafayette in Virginia that Cornwallis had taken up a defensive position at Yorktown. Cornwallis was situated next to the York River. If they could surround the city by land and cut off Cornwallis' escape route on the river, Washington and Rochambeau would strik...
  • Booker T Washington
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    'Equality Through Knowledge'; an essay on the views of Booker T. Washington Born a slave, Booker T. Washington rose to become a commonly recognized leader of the Negro race in America. Washington continually strove to be successful and to show other black men and women how they too could raise themselves. Washington's method of uplifting was education of the head, the hand, and the heart. From his founding of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881 to his death in 1915 Booker T. Washington exerted a trem...
  • Organization Of The March
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    Free by '63: The March on Washington One hundred years after the Emancipation Proclamation was written, African Americans were still fighting for equal rights in every day life. The first real success of this movement did not come until the Brown vs. Board of Education decision in 1954 which was followed by many boycotts and protests. The largest of these protests, the March on Washington, was held on August 28, 1963 "for jobs and freedom" (March on Washington 11). An incredible amount of prepar...
  • Chadd's Ford As Washington
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    The Battle of Brandywine: Part 1 of 10 The British... Many of the 15,000 British troops spent the night in Kennett Square -- population 2,000 -- unwinding and carousing, while a battle loomed. General Howe's flanking strategy was devised two days earlier: While General Knyphausen attacked at Chadd's Ford, as Washington expected, Cornwallis would stealthily move north, cross the Brandywine, and flank Washington's right. [Map and a fuller explanation] The Americans... By the night of September 10t...
  • Washington's Slaves And The Dower Slaves
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    In his writings, George Washington felt very strongly that slavery was an institution that needed to be eliminated from American society. However, there were several circumstances that arose following the American Revolution that would prevent Washington from actively pursuing the elimination of slavery during his lifetime. It is certainly plausible that George Washington's personal economic short-comings, forefront in the setting of conflicting political agendas and the nation's revolutionary c...
  • From Slavery Booker T Washington
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    Up From Slavery Booker T. Washington was a man beyond words. He rose up from slavery, delivering speech after speech expressing his views on how to help raise America's view of the African American. He felt that knowledge was power, not just knowledge of "books", but knowledge of agricultural and industrial trades. He felt that the African American would rise to be an equal in American society through hard work. Washington founded a school on these principles, and it became the world's leader in...
  • Washington The Base Of His Industrial Education
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    Chad Mertz Booker T. Washington Essay September 25, 2000 Throughout the life of Booker T. Washington expressed in his autobiography, Up From Slavery, one element has remained the same through his influences, education, public speaking, and teaching of others. This is the fact that one cannot succeed solely on a "book" education, but must accompany this with that of an "industrial" education as well. He believed that with this type of education, the black man could provide necessary services not ...
  • Washington A Good Leader
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    Washington: Good LEader " The answer was that there was no one else. Washington was recognized as the indispensable man. Until the fighting was almost over, his leadership was not again seriously challenged". During the Revolutionary War, there were some people who doubted Washington's leadership skills. George Washington possessed qualities that made him "indispensable". He was a brigadier general of the Virginian forces during the French and Indian War. Force described him as "the army's great...
  • Prior To The War General Macarthur
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    July 7, 2000 Politics and the Truman / MacArthur Controversy The precarious peace following World War II was at times only seconds from degenerating into a world wide nuclear war. The intensity of the cold war allowed for minimal error in foreign policy. It was during this tense and volatile time that General Douglas MacArthur fought what some deem his war in Korea. While he had proven himself time and again a brilliant military leader, his behavior was not impeccable. He tended to rely too much...
  • Washington Plays Private Trip
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    One of the true tests of success in Hollywood is the notion of longevity. If an actor can manage to remain in the spot light for long periods of time the more accredited his claim to fame will be. Another test of success is consistency. An actor who can repeatedly produce great work and be recognized for that work will shine in Hollywood. Today in the movie business one of the most influential actors in Hollywood is Denzel Washington. Washington has starred in many roles in many movies. However,...
  • From Slavery By Booker T Washington
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    Up From Slavery, an autobiography of Booker T. Washington, expresses many important contributions of its author. Booker T Washington, born a slave, was freed after the American Civil War and then proceeded to help the African-American race in many ways. He is famously known as a black American educator, influential leader, and spokesman for the African-American race. Washington was politically clever and believed in negotiation and compromise between the white and African-American races. He stro...
  • Washington's Experiences With Foreign Affairs
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    George Washington's nonviolent ability to handle both foreign and domestic affairs, people of different political parties, and to lead a newly independent nation has made him well known as an impressive, historical figure. Washington's experiences with foreign affairs, Constitutional ideas, and national concerns have helped to shape our nation at a crucial time. As Washington left office, he held the belief that America should remain isolated and avoid permanent alliances with other countries, a...

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