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Booker T. Washington National Monument - Resources
By Cynthia Kirkeby
Jan 24, 2005, 14:00

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These learning links will help you explore the Booker T. Washington National Monument, and the man who inspired it.

Booker T. Washington Exhibit
Explore the life of Booker T. Washington through this online exhibit. Topics include: Quest for Knowledge, Emancipation, Hampton Model, Wizard of Tuskegee, Backlash, Philosophy of Industrial Education, Atlanta Address, Response to the Atlanta Address, Clash of Titans, Washington's Protest, and Washington's Legacy.
Source: National Park Service

The Plantation Trail
The Burrough’s Plantation is Booker T. Washington’s birthplace. Learn more about this national monument...
Source: National Park Service

Jack-O-Lantern Branch Heritage Trail
This nature trail takes you on a journey through the plants, tree, and animals that the slaves used for food and medicine. If you are visiting the area, the actual trail is a 1-1/2 mile loop through the Burrough’s plantation.
Source: National Park Service

Booker T. Washington Curriculum Education Programs
Projects for grades 1-7 and 11 are available from the National Park Service. They include: To Be A Slave, Lifting the Veil, War on the Homefront, Cast Down Your Bucket, and Clash of the Titans. All lessons are in PDF format.
Source: National Park Service





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