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BC: Susie King Taylor by:cheyenne williamson By:Cheyenne Williamson

FC: Susie King Taylor by:Cheyenne M. Williamson

1: Susie King Taylor Cheyenne Williamson Ms.Fuge May 8,2009

2: Susie King Taylor was a brave,strong and powerful woman. She was a slave as a child and grew up to be a teacher,nurse mother,and a wife.

4: Susie King Taylor was born August 6,1848 in Georgia, with her grandmother.Susie really didn't know her mom or dad. She had 8 sibalings,but they all got split up because they were slaves.She was the oldest out of 9 children.When she was six years old she learned how to read and write by her nieghbor. But since she was a slave if she got caught learning she could get in big trouble.

5: in big trouble. she was lucky because she didn't.

6: Theese pictures show Susie as a nurse and an idea of what they had to wear. | Susie became a nurse by moving to her uncles island and a captain of the civil war came up to her and asked her can she read and write, she said yes so next day she did training and became a nurse.

7: Susie King Taylor was the first black Aferican American to be a civil war nurse. And while being a nurse,she wrote diarys.

8: After she was a civil war- nurse she married Edward King he worked at a carpentry company,then later worked at the docks.He died September 16,1866, while susie was pregnent with their son Corey Taylor.

9: A year later she opened her own school on South broad street in mornings for kids, then at night for adults. In 1879 she married again to Russel L. Taylor, whitch was Edwards brother.

10: Suisie King Taylor was also a teacher theese pictures show her school she taught at and the students she taught. That school house picture is the one in her hometown that she owned.In the beginning of being a teacher she only taught colored people,but llater on she taught white people too.

12: Susie King Taylor worked very hard in her life and went through alot.But she always stayed strong. Susie then died in 1902,at 63.

13: Susie was well known for being the first colored person to be a school teacher and a civil war nurse, Also to be the first to plubish her memior of her war time experiences.Susie also foufgt for women rights.

14: Here are some of her diarys in book form.

17: Works Cited Hallock, Judith Lee. “memories of a slave.” EBSChost: 3. 11 May 2009 . Malone, Margret Gay. The diary of susie king taylor. New york: Marshall Cavendish, 2004. Salem, Dorthy C. Wilson web. 11 May 2009 .

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