Why Plunkitt Shared His Secret

George Washington Plunkitt was born on November 17, 1842 and died at the age of 82 in November 19, 1924. His autobiography, depicts his political life from the years 1842-1924. It is a political autobiography, which does not include his personal life but his life as a politician. It also outlines how Plunkitt came to … Continue reading Why Plunkitt Shared His Secret

Plunkitt and The Civil Service Act

Not much is known about George Washington Plunkitt except for his political life, which was what most people were interested in. He was a New York Senator serving for several years and served in both houses of the New York Legislator. He was also a member of the society of Tammany Hall, a democratic party, … Continue reading Plunkitt and The Civil Service Act

What Is My Most Important Skill That I Can Use in Starting My Business This Year?

After much hard work, it is now almost the end of my course in Business One. A few more lessons and then I will be finally finished. I've learned a lot so far about building a successful business from the ground up, and this week I was asked "What is my most important skill that … Continue reading What Is My Most Important Skill That I Can Use in Starting My Business This Year?

Was Washington’s View of The Future Also My View of The Future?

Booker T. Washington is the author of the autobiography "Up From Slavery ". This book was written in 1901 and starts out with Booker telling of his days as a slave.  For seven years he worked on a plantation with his mom and siblings.. When slavery was abolished, he and his family packed up and … Continue reading Was Washington’s View of The Future Also My View of The Future?

Was Washington’ s Program for Gaining Social Acceptance for Blacks an Elitists Program

In the late 1800's a former slave named Booker T. Washington, who received an education from hard work and determination, started up a school for blacks in Alabama. His program for gaining social acceptance for blacks was to give blacks an education, teach them the standards of cleanliness, and teach them the importance of working … Continue reading Was Washington’ s Program for Gaining Social Acceptance for Blacks an Elitists Program