Lecture 3 - The New South

Lecture 3 The New - The New South The New South Outline Outline Introducing the Issues Old South New South – Economy – – – – Agriculture

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Unformatted text preview: The New South The New South Outline Outline Introducing the Issues Old South New South – Economy – – – – Agriculture Industry Society Opposition Race National Context Discussion http://www.cmhpf.org/educationtextilehistory.htm Introducing the Issues Introducing the Issues Modernity Definition of the New South New South Boosters Continuity v Discontinuity Henry Grady The Old South The Old South Economy Society Currier and Ives, 1872 source, Library of Congress The New South The New South Economy – Agriculture Diversification Sharecropping – Industry Natural resources Textile mills – Mill villages The State, 19­­? Source – South Caroliniana Library The New South The New South Society – Education – Reform – Urbanization Lewis W. Hine The New South The New South Opposition – Traditionalists – Redeemers Race – Jim Crow, disenfranchisement, segregation National Context – Was the South distinct? Group Discussion Group Discussion Why would a New South booster be giving these speeches in Boston and New York (the North)? What is the significance of the story of the funeral – why does he tell this? What is the problem here, according to Grady? How has it been fixed? How does he characterize the racial situation in the New South, and white southerners’ actions toward African­Americans? What are the limits of these actions? What had the plantation and slavery done for and to the Old South? What does this imply for the New South? Next Classes Next Classes Wednesday – The West – Readings: 1st Half of Calof (through pg 57) – Hultberg letters on Blackboard Next Wednesday – Calof paper option due – Question posted on Blackboard ...
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