2 explain why despite the weaknesses of george

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 3 pages.

2 Explain why despite the weaknesses of George Washington Williams’s writing, he is even more important to the study of early African American history, than the four previously mentioned writers. 3 Enumerate and discuss the ways in which Carter G. Woodson popularized the “Negro” history movement. 4 Discuss why even though Anna Julia Cooper, never appeared to advocate directly for either Negro history or African history, why her contribution is still important in the field of Africana Studies.
Vocabulary: Africana Studies – broad area of study, combines several field, developed for the purpose of studying and understanding Africa and its people from all facets. Afrocentrism - regarding African or black culture as preeminent. Diaspora - the dispersion of any people from their original homeland. Ethnocentrism - evaluation of other cultures according to one's own culture. Eurocentrism - referring to the notion of European exceptionalism, a worldview centered on Western civilization Marxism - the political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, later developed by their followers to form the basis for the theory and practice of communism.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture