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By Shana Keller,David C. Gardner

all through his existence, Benjamin Banneker was once identified and sought after for his paintings in technology, arithmetic, and astronomy, simply to identify a number of targets. yet even if he used to be born in Maryland in 1731, he was once already a unprecedented individual for that point interval. He used to be born loose at a time in the US whilst such a lot African american citizens have been slaves. although he merely in short attended college and was once mostly self-taught, at a tender age Benjamin displayed a willing flair for arithmetic and technological know-how. encouraged by means of a pocket watch he had obvious, on the age of twenty-two he equipped a strike clock in response to his personal drawings and utilizing a pocket-knife. This photograph publication biography specializes in one episode in a notable life.

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