Booker T Washington/Carver

Booker T Washington/Carver

Booker T. Washington
Founder of the Tuskegee Institute
The best day of the week for Booker?
Sunday, why? he got Molasses to eat.
Where did Bookers family travel after the Civil War?
Malden, West Virginia
What school did Booker attend in Virginia?
Hampton Institute
What town asked for a man to begin a school for black students?
Tuskegee, Alabama
What school did Booker T found?
Tuskegee Institute University
What was the first book Bookers mom gave him?
Noah Webster’s Blue Black Speller
Why did older people want to learn to read?
So they could read the Bible for themselves before they died.
What last name did Booker give his teacher when she called roll?
Washington.
Why did Booker make up a last name?
Slaves did not have last names.
Booker made up a last name, did his parents use the same last name?
Yes, the whole family took the last name Washington.
What kind of mines did Tom and his stepsons work in?
Salt Mines
What was Booker most nervous about on the first day of school?
Not having a last name
Booker thought?
Those that are happiest are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those that do the least.
Who taught Booker how to use the Bible?
His teacher
Why did Mr. Washington make his students grow their own crops, make bricks, and build buildings?
They could sell extra crops to make money for the school. It would also help them learn how to plant crops. When they made the bricks to build buildings- they were proud and took good care of it, they could sell the bricks and also make bricks for a living- also help their families build better homes.
George Washington Carver
Raiders
Men who made surprise attacks on others
Crochet
needlework by looping stitches with thread and a hooked needle.
etch
to scratch a design
agriculture
study of the soil and growing plants and animals.
Where was George Washington Carver born?
Diamond Grove, Missouri
College where George Washington Carver went to school?
Iowa State University, he studied plants.
Where did George Washington Carver teach school?
Tuskegee Institute, he taught agriculture. He was invited by Booker T. Washington in a letter.
What was George’s hobby
Going into the woods and studying plants.
Georges neighbors called him
The plant doctor of Diamond Grove.
Who saw Georges desire to learn?
Aunt Sue
What did Aunt Sue teach George?
The Alphabet
Who did George stay with in Neosho?
Aunt Mariah and Uncle Andy
What did Aunt Mariah teach George?
How to iron clothes.
What gift did Aunt Mariah and Uncle Andy give George?
A Bible, they also took him to church every Sunday.
What kid of business did George have?
A laundry business, he was the best in town. The money helped put him through school.
Which vegetables help the soil?
Peas and Peanuts.
What will happen if cotton is always grown on the same soil?
The soil will become too poor to grow anything.
How many uses did he find with the Sweet Potato?
118 uses, some of them were to make flour, and vinegar.
How many uses did George find for the peanut?
300, Shampoo, ink, rubbing oil, metal polish, peanut oil, peanut milk, peanut butter were some.
What did George call the woods?
His Secret Place.
How did George help Southern Farmers?
taught them how to grow crops instead of cotton.
Who did George always ask for help?
God.