What Are You Figuring Now?

What Are You Figuring Now?

A Story About Benjamin Banneker

eBook - 1988
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In 1791 plans for the new capital city, Washington, D.C., were in the works, but someone was needed to help with the surveying. Thomas Jefferson recommended Benjamin Banneker for the job. Banneker was a free black man who lived at a time when black Americans had few, if any, rights. Yet he was an accomplished farmer, mathematician, astronomer, and surveyor. What Are You Figuring Now? is the story of a man who was never afraid to try something new, no matter how difficult.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 1988.
ISBN: 0761382690
9780761382690
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Johnson, Amy

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