Assignment 2 - Katelyn Fish Assignment 2 6/19/09 Booker T....

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Katelyn Fish Assignment 2 6/19/09 Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois are two of the United States most notable African American’s in our history. They both had the same interest in mind, to help gain African American’s more respect in the South. What they both thought was important in achieving this goal though is where they differed. Washington deemed compromise by both races necessary in order to build up and change the opinions of the white southerners. Where as, Du Bois believed in fighting passionately for civil rights before any compromising and submission should occur. What it really comes down to is what is more important to African Americans? Is it their need to help industrialize the south, or to fight for civil rights before trying to integrate the races? Booker T. Washington was the first leader to establish a simple, enthusiastic program for African Americans. He understood that African American’s wanted to have a voice in congress more than having a plot of land. His skillful tactics helped to integrate
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course JOUR 3410 taught by Professor H during the Spring '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Assignment 2 - Katelyn Fish Assignment 2 6/19/09 Booker T....

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