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Benjamin

Banneker

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Section 2 • He was the best known African American


Section 3 • He was an astronomer, farmer, and a mathematician


Section 4 • He was an assistant to Andrew Ellicott.


Section 5 • He was born on September 9,1731.


Section 6 • He made a time clock all by himself. • ( Kevin Conley)


Section 7 • He helped George Washington create the new design for the city of Washington D.C


Section 8 • He was the son of a free slave • (Banneker, Benjamin." America the Beautiful. Grolier Online, 2011. Web. 15 Apr. 2011.)


Section 9 In 1789 George Ellicott the family who found Ellicott's lower mill's lent Banneker several astronomical and mathematical texts and instruments.


Section 10 • His owing to poor health and his scientific interests, Banneker abandoned tobacco farming in his later years • (“Banneker, Benjamin." America the Beautiful. Grolier Online, 2011. Web. 15 Apr. 2011.)


Section 11 • He lived on income from the sale of parts of his 100 acre farm


Section 12 • Banneker died on his farm on October 9,1806


Works Cited World Book, 2006 Banneker, Benjamin

Benjamin Banneker scientist and mathematician Conley, Kevin


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