Roots - Chapters 101-110 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 101-110 Summary

George persuades Master Lea to let his son Tom train as a blacksmith, and an apprenticeship is arranged under the black blacksmith Isiah on the Askew Plantation. Tom is overjoyed, but is accused by his brother Ashford of being their parents' favorite. Kizzy is now ten and Mary, George and Matilda's second daughter, is eight. When the 16-year old Tom returns home for Thanksgiving nine months later, he sees how proud his family are of him. He now becomes the main source of news from the outside world, telling them about a new 'telegraph' form of communication, and that there was a new President, Zachary Taylor. He also tells about famous northern black men and women, like Frederick Douglas, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman who were fighting against slavery, giving lectures and telling their life stories; about the Californian goldrush; and...

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