• George Washington and Thomas Jefferson face failure on planning a capital city.
• Benjamin Banneker, a black surveyor, steps in to help the country.
• Banneker was a Quaker, born of white English and Royal African blood.
• The Bannekers lived on a farm.
• Banneker became fascinated with mathematics.
• Banneker became enthralled with making and repairing watches.
• The Banneker farm was devoted to growing wheat to help the Revolutionary soldiers.
• Banneker confronted Thomas Jefferson about owning slaves.
• Banneker attended the Third Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
• Banneker recreates plans to build Washington, D.C.
• Banneker introduces the Secretary of Peace.
• Norbert Rillieux showed promise early in his life.
• Rillieux's father was an inventor.
• Rillieux was sent to school in Paris.
• Rillieux worked on plans for a steam engine.
• Rillieux became interested in the sugar refining process.
• Rillieux revolutionized the process.
• Rillieux returned to Paris.
• Jan Earnst Matzeliger is most well...
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