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Unformatted text preview: but in god God will relieve him Mentored and educated other slaves to gain more privileges Inspired many people Many others tried to become like Hammon Benjamin Banneker Sable Astronomer) Famous free African American made his own clock Published an almanac stars skylight Predicted solar/lunar eclipses tech assistant Died 10/9/1806 Grandson of Molly Welsh-gave birth to daughter who produced crops to produce Benjamin Banneker Wrote to Thomas Jefferson believed it was the most efficient way to be heard letter helped American Independence Support that colored people have rights Worked in Washington DC...
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course WRT 102 taught by Professor Frost during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08