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 What school did Benjamin Banneker go to?

Answer Benjamin Banneker, the son of a freed black slave, attended a Quaker school for boys. His grandmother taught him how to read using the Bible, and Banneker went to school until he was 15. He obtai... Read More »
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What high school did Benjamin Banneker go to?

The African-American mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker did not attend high school. He attended a one-room Quaker school for a short time, but was "largely self-educated in astronomy by... Read More »
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What school did Benjamin Banneker attend?

According to PBS, the African American author, mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker attended an interracial one-room Quaker school. While he received no further formal education, he "show... Read More »
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What did Benjamin Banneker do for science?

Benjamin Banneker was an amateur astronomer who calculated locations of stars and planets and published yearly almanacs with ephemerides or tables showing their positions for every day of the year.... Read More »
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What did Benjamin Banneker discover?

Benjamin Banneker discovered a method for predicting solar eclipses. He accurately predicted a solar eclipse in 1789, months ahead of formally trained astronomers. He also built an accurate clock f... Read More »
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