Booker T Dubois Research Paper

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Register to read the introduction… The beginning of the century saw little to no schooling available to African Americans; it ended with the integration of public schools. Education for African Americans was not yet even remotely equal to that provided for whites, but for those who believed that education was fundamental to progress, free public education was nothing short of a major victory.
-Literacy test urged the blacks to become educated so they could vote.

Body Paragraph 2: Topic sentence: Though Booker T. Washington was content, W.E.B. Du Bois was not. He wanted three things: the right to vote, civic equality, and the education of youth according to ability.
- The Niagara Movement (a black civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group led by W. E. B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter.)
- Only wants those three things for blacks
Outside source:
- 10 percent rule. The highest class of blacks should be able to live in
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- W.E.B. Du Bois, in his search for a solution to the American racial dilemma, voiced educational philosophies that provided an interesting opposite to those preached by his intellectual counterpart, Booker T. Washington. Du Bois' educational background was very different from Washington's

Body Paragraph 3: Topic sentence: Booker T. Washington was satisfied with America, for the country gave him freedom; however education was still important
- Industrial education for the Negro is Booker T. Washington’s hobby
- Does this mean that the Negro objects to industrial education? By no means
Outside source:
- Atlanta Address of 1895. Too many politicians and the public in general, he was seen as a popular spokesman for African-American citizens.
- Washington contributed secretly and substantially to legal challenges against segregation and disfranchisement of blacks. In his public role, he believed he could achieve more by skillful accommodation to the social realities of the age of

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