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.
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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
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Ben did not receive a patient for his invention he paved the way for future black invention
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Jesse Owens

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
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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
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Jesse Owens died of lung cancer mostly Because he literally smocked a pack of cigarettes a day.
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