African American Achievers
By Serenity Knowles
Ben T Montgomery
Ben T montgomery invented a propeller that was able to cut the water a differnt angle
In Addition ben, was able to read and write he also was able to survey etc.
he had access to a library because is owner Joseph Davis -his owner- was impressed with his intellect.
When Ben's owner Joseph Davis died Ben purchased 840 acres of land
Ben did not receive a patient for his invention he paved the way for future black invention
Jesse Owens was the first african American to jump the long jump
Jesse owens was a African American track and field athlete and four time olympic gold medalist
Jesse Owens won three track and field even at the 1933 National Interscholastic Championship
At a young age Jesse Owens worked very hard picking cotton all day
Jesse Owens died of lung cancer mostly Because he literally smocked a pack of cigarettes a day.