Up from Slavery by Booker T. WashingtonBooker T. Washington, the most recognized national leader, orator and educator, emerged from slavery in the deep south, to work for the betterment of African Americans in the post Reconstruction period.
Up From Slavery is an autobiography of Booker T. Washingtons life and work, which has been the source of inspiration for all Americans. Washington reveals his inner most thoughts as he transitions from ex-slave to teacher and founder of one of the most important schools for African Americans in the south, The Tuskegee Industrial Institute.
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Create Account. Add to Cart Buy Now. About the Book. CBSE has prescribed the long reading texts from the academic year to be included in curriculum of secondary education. The Board states that it is must to foster good reading habits in students of secondary education and thereby develop their imagination, expression and linguistic skills. The text is supported with relevant sketches that engage a reader into imagination. The book is an Autobiography of Booker T.
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Question 1: Describe the character traits of General Armstrong. Answer: General Armstrong was a man of principles. He dedicated his life for amelioration of the Blacks without displeasing the White people. He was a very noble and kind hearted person. General Armstrong was pragmatic, practical and experienced.
Washington believes that industrial education is the key. Rather than moving to the north, he advises blacks to "cast down [their] bucket[s] where [they] are" 83 and establish themselves in the south, making friends with their southern white neighbors. He encourages them to excel in some industry, be it agriculture, mechanics, commerce, domestic service, or some other area, and to dignify and glorify common labor.
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