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Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America

by Lillie Patterson

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Published by Abingdon in Nashville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806,
    • Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806,
    • Astronomers -- United States -- Biography,
    • Astronomers,
    • African Americans -- Biography

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the distinguished eighteenth-century black astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor whose accomplishments include having published a popular almanac and constructed the first completely American-made clock.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 141-142.

      StatementLillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsBrown, David Scott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB36.B22 P38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4545462M
      ISBN 100687029007
      LC Control Number77013216

        In the early s, Benjamin Banneker added another job title to his resume – author. Benjamin Benjamin compiled and published his Almanac and Ephemeris of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland (he would publish the journal annually for over a decade), and even sent a copy to the secretary of state Thomas Jefferson along with a letter urging the abolition of slavery. In early American times, whites held a strong perception that African-Americans were inferior to them they didn’t have as high an intelligence level as whites. However, people like Benjamin Banneker proved this foolish theory wrong, and became the first African-American federal employee.

      The first biography of a major figure in early US and African American history A household name and unparalleled hero revered in every African American household, Benjamin Banneker was a completely self-taught mathematical genius who achieved professional status in 7 pins.   Author Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrator Brian Pinkney - the wife and husband team who produced such titles as Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down and Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra - present the story of Benjamin Banneker, the extraordinary eighteenth-century African-American astronomer and almanac writer, in this picture-book biography/5.

      Biographies for children. Biography of Benjamin Banneker, a scientist in early America and civil rights leader for African-Americans, for elementry and middle school students. Fun online educational games and worksheets are provided free for each biography. No sources are cited with the exception of an acknowledgement to Silvio Bedini, the author of a definitive adult biography entitled The Life of Benjamin Banneker (Landmark, ). Bedini and others are noted for further reading in Lillie Patterson's biography for children, Benjamin Banneker: Genius of Early America (Abingdon, ; o.p.).4/5(43).


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Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America Lillie Patterson ; David Scott Brown A biography of the distinguished eighteenth-century black astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor whose accomplishments include having published a popular almanac and constructed the first completely American-made clock.

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Benjamin Banneker (November 9, – Octo ) 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 education and was largely : November 9,Baltimore County, Province.

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Benjamin Banneker’s accomplishments didn’t end there. Borrowing books on astronomy and mathematics from a friend, Benjamin engorged himself in the subjects. Putting his newfound knowledge to use, Banneker accurately predicted a solar eclipse.

In the early s, Benjamin Banneker added another job. The first biography of a major figure in early US and African American history A household name and unparalleled hero revered in every African American household, Benjamin Banneker was a completely self-taught mathematical genius who achieved professional status in astronomy, navigation, and engineering.

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Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library.