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W. E. B. Du Bois The Souls of Black Folk (1903)
Today I. Introduction: History, Equality, and Progress II. Reconstruction and Redemption Revisited III. Discussing The Souls of Black Folk IV. The Rise of the Jim Crow South A. Politically: The Backlash to Populism B. Socially: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) and “Separate but Equal” V. Responses to Jim Crow A. The Atlanta Compromise (Accommodation) B. W. E. B. Du Bois and the NAACP (Resistance) VI. The Southern Culture of Violence and Ida Wells VII.Responses to Jim Crow: The Great Migration. VIII. Conclusions and Looking Ahead
1865-1877--The Reconstruction Era 1863—Emancipation Proclamation 1865-1867--Presidential Reconstruction (Andrew Johnson) 1865--13th Amendment 1867-1877--Radical Reconstruction (Republican Congress). 14 th and 15 th Amendments Bargain of 1877 and “Redemption”
W. E. B. Du Bois Du Bois, a founder of the NAACP in 1909, felt that the struggle for full social and political equality, the agenda of the militant abolitionists of the 19 th century, should remain on the table. Editor of NAACP’s newspaper The Crisis, author of The Souls of Black Folk (1903) John Brown: A Biography (1909) Black Reconstruction in America (1935) What the Negro Has Done for the United States and Texas (1936)
Du Bois: Question 1 What are Du Bois’s views on education and its status in the early twentieth century South? Hint: Do not simply say he thought “education was a good thing” “the true college will ever have one goal—not to earn meat, but to know the end and aim of that life which meat nourishes.”
Du Bois: Question 2 What was Du Bois’s criticism of Booker T.

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