Download E-books Benjamin Banneker: American Mathematician and Astronomer (Colonial Leaders) PDF

By Bonnie Hinman

Born loose while such a lot blacks have been slaves, Banneker was once a winning land surveyor, astronomer, and writer of almanacs.

Show description

Read or Download Benjamin Banneker: American Mathematician and Astronomer (Colonial Leaders) PDF

Best Biographies books

The Brother of Jesus: The Dramatic Story & Meaning of the First Archaeological Link to Jesus & His Family

The 1st definitive account of what students and the media are calling 'the most crucial archaeological discovery' approximately Jesus and his relations. this can be the definitive tale of the new discovery of the first–century ossuary (limestone bone field) with the legend 'James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus', and its implications for realizing Jesus, his kin (mother, father, brothers), his fans, the 1st Christians and the Jewish Christian circulate in Jerusalem that James led.

The Sacco-vanzetti Trial (Be the Judge/Be the Jury)

In 1920, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti have been accused of murdering protection guards in the course of a theft. either males have been Italian immigrants and self-proclaimed anarchists. have been those males to blame, or have been they the sufferers of prejudice? Readers can suppose the function of pass judgement on and jury--and come to a decision the destiny of Sacco and Vanzetti.

Captain Cook: The Great Ocean Explorer (What's Their Story?)

James cook dinner grew up on a farm, yet his mystery dream used to be to be a sailor. He desired to go back and forth "as some distance because it was once attainable for guy to head. " James's 3 nice voyages of discovery took him from Australia to the Arctic, additional than an individual else had sailed ahead of. His explorations stuffed within the final empty house at the map of the realm.

The Spiritual Franciscans: From Protest to Persecution in the Century After Saint Francis

Winner of the 2002 John Gilmary Shea Prize and the 2002 Howard R. Marraro Prize of the yank Catholic old organization. while Saint Francis of Assisi died in 1226, he left in the back of an order already suffering to keep up its identification. because the Church referred to as upon Franciscans to be bishops, professors, and inquisitors, their kind of existence started to switch.

Extra info for Benjamin Banneker: American Mathematician and Astronomer (Colonial Leaders)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.47 of 5 – based on 4 votes