History Midterm Review

History Midterm Review - Web DuBois Talented Tenth rights...

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Web DuBois – Talented Tenth – rights before economic rights Booker T. Washington – prove yourself to the whites and earn respect – “accommodation” – Tuskeegee Institute (college for people to learn trades – irony with the process of industrialization most of those skills are being taken over by factories/machinery not looking for carpenters, skill workers) NAACP founded in 1910; surrounded by progressivism and the legacy and failure of reconstruction Grandfather clause (1908) Jim Crow Laws – after 15 th amendment (1870) by 1890s made legal after Plessy v Ferguson (1896) start of official segregation in the south 1890s Web Dubois described as “Nadir of black life” – lowest point for black life – life had been getting better but between increased in lynching, plessy v ferguson, etc blacks hit rock bottom Between 1896 and 1910 – many other black progressive organizations try to meet these challenges WCTU, and numerous educational institutions (National Association of
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