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Booker T. Washington Quiz

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Which of the following facts regarding Booker T. Washington's birth are true?
Neither of his parents' identities are known
He was a descendant of Thomas Jefferson
He was born into slavery
He was born free in Canada

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What is Booker T. Washington's middle name?
Tremble
Theodore
Taliaferro
Tobin

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At which of the following college institutions was Washington educated?
Hampton Institute
Fisk University
Harvard Universisty
Stanford University

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Washington's education was thoroughly helped along by scholarships secured for him by what higher-up at Hampton University and former Union General?
Joseph Hooker
Winfield Scott Hancock
George Custer
Samuel Armstrong

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What is the name of the educational institute that Washington established for the education of African-American men?
Washington Institute
Alabama State University
Fisk University
The Tuskegee Institute

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What is the name of the political rival and critic of Washington who graduated from Harvard despite the times and opposed Washington's views on how to advance civil rights?
W.E.B. DuBois
Alexander Clarkson
Regis L. Motley
S.M. O'Neil

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What was the name of Washington's acclaimed autobiography released in 1901?
The Life of a Black Intellect
Up from Slavery
Thoughts that Run Wild
The Trembling Cup

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Despite never attending class there, Booker T. Washington was awarded an honorary doctorate from which of the following universities?
Booker T. Washington Quiz
Stanford University
University of Connecticut
Dartmouth College
Michigan State University

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What is the name of the speech that Washington made in 1895 which helped skyrocket his fame even though it remains controversial to this day?
The Treatise on Progress
The Atlanta Compromise
A Time to Live
To Strengthen Yourself

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Despite the rivalry between Washington and fellow intellect W.E.B. DuBois, the two worked together to present a display demonstrating the progress of African-Americans in 1900 at what event?
The Human Fair
Exhibition Universelle
The City of Tomorrow
Society's Next

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Which of the following organizations did Washington found?
The Institution for Black Education
The African-American Institution for the Arts
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The National Negro Business League

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Which two Presidents of the United States did Booker T. Washington serve as an adviser to?
Taft and T. Roosevelt
Hoover and Coolidge
Harding and Coolidge
Taft and Wilson

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Washington remained the head of Tuskegee Institute until his death in what year?
1915
1917
1919
1921

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