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How did Washington get his name? What about others of his race after slavery?

Describe Washington's years as a slave. What was the level of knowledge slaves held of current events? How did they come by their information?

How did Washington come to be in Mrs. Ruffner's employ? What had he heard about her? What did he come to find to be the truth? What does he learn from her?

How does Washington learn of Hampton? What does he endure to get there? What do the people of his community think of it? What happens when he arrives? How does he gain entrance?

What are some of the lessons Washington learns from others? Name some of the people he admired and explain why he admired them.

Describe the establishment of the Tuskegee school. What did the first students expect? What did they get?

What was Washington's view...

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