Assignments 10.2

 

10.2   C 55 mins.


Civil War and Reconstruction


10.3    D 55 mins.  


Reconstruction and the Negro Problem


Mississippi Black Codes


HW: Frederick Douglass, Lessons of the Hour


10.4    A 55 mins.


The “Negro Problem”


HW: Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery, Chapter III, “The Struggle for an Education”


Booker T. Washington, “The Atlanta Exposition Address”


Please blog a response to the Washington readings.


10.9    C 55 mins.


Booker T. Washington and His Critics


HW: Robert J. Norrell, Understanding the Wizard of Tuskegee


W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others


10.11    D 55 mins.


A Governor Bitterly Opposes Negro Education


HW: W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, “The Forethought” and Chapter I, “Of Our Spiritual Strivings”


10.12    A 55 mins.


The Nadir


HW: Based on the assessments of DuBois and Norrell, what is your judgement about the wisdom of Washington's program? Then, in a close reading of Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Exposition address, analyze the strategies he uses in conveying his vision of a New South. Consider the tone of his speech and his use of narrative, figurative language, imagery, and diction. To what extent does a close reading of the speech reveal the strengths or weaknesses of his program?


2-3 pages, double-spaced. Due Wednesday at 8:15am.