Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery

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The author of this book, Up From Slavery, was Booker T. Washington which was a biography written about his life as a slave and how he became successful in life. Unfortunately Booker Washington is unsure of his birthdate, it is estimated that his birthdate was April 5th in the year 1956, he was born near Hale’s Ford, Virginia on a farm owned by the Burroughs family. Because of his mother being a slave Booker was born into slavery, luckily they got to keep the same owner. Life was very hard as a slave, it’s not that his owners treated him very badly it was the fact that he was forced to live in a 14x16 foot cabin that he had to share with his mother, his brother, and his sister. Booker didn’t know anything about his ancestors at all other
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