RRQ4 - Max Haubold RRQ4 WEB Du Bois argues in The Souls of...

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Max Haubold RRQ4 WEB Du Bois argues in The Souls of Black Folk, that the issue of race relations will impact the entire twentieth century. Furthermore, his assertions include why this problem will continue, and how different failures contributed to poor relations. “Herein lie buried many things which if read with patience may show the strange meaning of being black here in the dawning of the twentieth century. This meaning is not without interest to you, gentle reader; for the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line.” -Forethought Du Bois engages the reader through his representation of what it is like to be a Black American at this time, addressing historical and political issues. One example includes his dissection of the Freedman’s Bureau. He goes through the strengths and weaknesses even handedly, noting both the creation of schools, and the favoritism shown in throughout the Bureau, ultimately hurting race relations. Page 29 explains the situation well-
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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RRQ4 - Max Haubold RRQ4 WEB Du Bois argues in The Souls of...

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