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Up from Slavery Chapter Summary & Analysis - Anxious Days and Sleepless Nights Summary

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Anxious Days and Sleepless Nights Summary and Analysis

Washington notes that the people of the region have all but forgotten the true meaning of the Christmas season. Instead, they use it as a time for ignoring work and drinking to excess. He begins working to instill the truth of the Bible into his students and reports at the time of writing the book that the word has traveled out from those students.

There's an effort from the beginning to make the school a part of the community and to encourage the community's support. Washington feels the effort is successful and says that he never called upon anyone in the community for help that they didn't give if it was in their power to do so. Within a few months, they raise enough money to pay for the property and to repay General Armstrong. He notes...

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