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Benjamin Banneker (Grade 5)

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Benjamin Banneker

1. 
Benjamin Banneker was brought to the American colonies as a slave from the village of Banaka in modern-day Liberia.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Benjamin Banneker is credited with building the first clock made entirely out of wood in the American colonies.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
In the 1770s, Benjamin Banneker became friends with the mill owners the Ellicott brothers who belonged to what denomination?
  1. Baptist
  2. Quaker
  3. Catholic
  4. Anglican
4. 
Benjamin Banneker was loaned materials by George Ellicott so that he could study which field?
  1. Geology
  2. Medicine
  3. Astronomy
  4. Meteorology
5. 
After a year of study, Benjamin Banneker was able to correctly predict the date of the next solar eclipse.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
In 1791, Benjamin Banneker was hired by Andrew Ellicott to help with the survey for the site of which town?
  1. Chicago
  2. New York
  3. Saint Louis
  4. Washington DC
7. 
Beginning in 1792, Benjamin Banneker began to publish his work on the movement of stars in what type of yearly publication?



8. 
In addition to astronomy Benjamin Banneker also recorded his observations on a variety of other topics such as the seventeen-year cicada.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
Benjamin Banneker sent a letter to Thomas Jefferson calling out his hypocrisy in writing the Declaration of Independence and owning slaves.
  1. True
  2. False

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