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Booker T Washington Up From Slavery inspired readers across the nation People of this time had realized that they could no longer expect support from the federal government in their struggle for dignity and opportunity in the south so many blacks concluded that self-reliance self-help and racial solidarity were their last best hopes So people saw Booker T Washington as their champion and adopted his autobiography up from slavery In Franklin County Virginia Washington was given birth too He was raised as a slave until after the civil war when he and his family were declared free Washington does not no know much about his family history other than his ancestors form his mothers side suffered in the middle passage of the slave ship while being conveyed from Africa to America Washington and his family lived in a typical log cabin which was fourteen by sixteen feet square The log cabin was not only their living space but also used as the kitchen for the plantation His life went fast and devoted all of his time into some kind of labor each and everyday and no time for sports After the civil war was over all blacks were free and they felt that they should change their names and leave their plantations either for a couple of days or weeks in order to really feel free As Washington grew older he gets a job working at a salt-furnace working with his stepfather he asked if he can go to school his stepfather said no that your responsibilities are here now Washington decided that he would learn something anyway and applied himself into mastering the blue-beck speller This wasnt helping so he made arrangements for night school with a teacher and felt that he learned more than any other kids Then Washington gets a job working at a coal mine while working their he hear good things about Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute So
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