1989DBQ-BlackAmericans

1989DBQ-BlackAmericans - The College Board Advanced...

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The College Board Advanced Placement Examination UNITED STATES HISTORY SECTION I1 (Suggested writing time--40 minutes)' Directions: The following question requires you to construct a coherent essay that integrates your interpretation of Documents A-J d your knowledge of the period referred to in the question. In your essay, you should strive to support your assertions both by citing key pieces of evidence from the documents and by drawing on your knowledge of the period. H , - 1. Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois offered different strategies for dealing with the problems of poverty and discrimination faced by Black Americans at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. Using the documents and your knowledge of the period 1877-1915, assess the appropriateness of each of these strategies in the historical context in which each was developed. Document A SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY RACE 70 White People 0 3 60 - 0 2 ' 50- .ti a" 1 5 r 40 - m $ Cn 7 30- LD * 0 0) 20- CI s 5! 8 10- 0 I I I I I I @ C\O 0Q 9Q QQ + ctO ,e,e,e,e,9,9,9
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Document B ILLITERACY BY RACE Q, 5 60 8s 50 Native-born White People %: 40 8% kc 30 "03 &,: 20 a 0 Y g ISb 10 84 k" 0 Document C LYNCHINGS RACE , 170 - 0 I I I I I I I 1882 1885 1890 1895 1900 1905 1910 1915
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Document D - Source: Booker T. Washington, "Atlanta Compromise Address" (September 11,1895) "To those of the white race who look to the incoming of those of foreign birth and strange tongue and habits for the prosperity of the South, were I permitted I would repeat what I say to my own ' race, 'Cast down your bucket where you are.' Cast it down among the eight millions of Negroes whose habits you know, whose fidelity and love you have tested in days when to have proved treacherous meant the ruin of your firesides. Cast down your bucket among these people who have, without strikes and labor wars, tilled your fields, cleared your forests, built your railroads and cities, and brought forth treasures from the bowels of the earth, and helped make possible this magnificent representation of the progress of the South. Casting down your bucket among my people, helping and encouraging them as you are doing on these grounds, and to education of head, hand, and heart, you will find that they will buy your surplus land, make blossom the waste places in your fields, and run your factories. While doing this, you can be sure in the future, as in the past, that you
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course HISTORY 21 taught by Professor Alexander during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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