Tuskegee Institute: Founder & History


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Who is the founder of the Tuskegee Institute?

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1. Which of the following white industrialists was one of the first donors to Tuskegee?

2. Which scientist, famous for his research on peanuts, taught at Tuskegee?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the history of the Tuskegee Institute. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the school's famous teachers and donors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Founding of the Tuskegee Institute
  • Donors to the school
  • Famous Tuskegee Institute teachers
  • Schools of the Tuskegee Institute
  • The Tuskegee Airmen

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history of the Tuskegee Institute
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Tuskegee Airmen
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the beginning of the Tuskegee Institute

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Tuskegee Institute: Founder & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify important statistics regarding the founding of the Tuskegee Institute
  • Understand the school's philosophy
  • Identify notable faculty at the Tuskegee Institute
  • Recognize the school's accomplishments
  • Understand the growth of the Tuskegee Institute