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Unformatted text preview: o Occasion Product of c1890’s Racial tension = all time high Decade of strict segregation o Who Educator Man responding to difficult times o Why To tell ppl about himself Explain his own ideas o Audience Gov’t White people b/c white ppl will want to read that his school/success/agenda = not threatening o How can historian use this? Responding to certain circumstances by appealing to that audience White females/black males = not communicating -- only speak in “racial code” • Monroe Trotter/Ida B. Wells claimed Washington was selling out and book shows it: chapter 14 “nothing to fear from us we have been loyal etc.,etc.,” and asks for economic opp. • Timely vs. timeless?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 1377H taught by Professor Cook during the Summer '07 term at University of Houston.
- Summer '07