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January 28,2011 Discussion on links on syllabus: Booker T. Washington and Other Dubois grew up in north, was educated, his grandfather was a doctor talented 1/10 of 1% of Black American, light-skinned(looked half white) Booker Washington was a slave in Virginia He came from slavery and then after emancipation was under poverty knew that violence had no effect; blacks will just get lynched Accomodationism also known as gradualism not demand full and equal rights right away just make sure that one has a job to feed and support family and gradually gain more rights asks for the basics audience he speaks to are the uneducated ones and the whites Whites: BTW founded Tuskee but the White built and provided materials for it. Almost all the money came from the North: North was more willing to pay South to keep Blacks in the South-no competition for jobs
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Unformatted text preview: • Dubois talks to educated slaves ◦ Confrontationalism also known as interram ▪ thought Washington's administration was submission and that he was admitting to Black inferiority ▪ Dubois didn't experience a lot and is not fully aware of what's going on because of his credential and his light skinned tone color • Frederick Johnson Turner ◦ Main point: What's so different about America? ▪ We have an expansive frontier ◦ How does American Frontier ▪ makes individuals more independent ◦ 3 years before ▪ Census Bureau says Frontier no longer exists ▪ Americans expect government to take care of them ▪ Americas constantly evolving ▪ American exceptionalism • We think we are better than everyone else • Variety of ethnicity all brought together by Frontier...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Sutter during the Spring '07 term at UGA.

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