Session 07: Assimilations vs. Agitation, U.S. in the 19th century

Main Themes:

United States at the turn of the 19th century; W.E.B. DuBois, Booker T Washington

Key Questions:

How did W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T Washington’s ideologies about racial advancement differ?

Materials/Resources:

(1900) W.E.B. DU BOIS, “TO THE NATIONS OF THE WORLD”
https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/1900-w-e-b-du-bois-nations-world/

Booker T. Washington’s “Atlanta Compromise” Speech (1895)
https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/civil-rights-act/multimedia/booker-t-washington.html

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