Describe and evaluate the ideas of Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois. What factors in their lives shaped their views on race relations? What social forces were Washington and Du Bois responding to? What were the merits of each of their arguments? What parallels do you see today? Who do you agree with? Explore their youth &education, that will help you understand their positions.
Required: Use two secondary sources (I will supply you the Atlanta Compromise Speech and a section from Souls of Black Folk) and one outside primary source (do not cite Wikipedia, it is often inaccurate. Use it as a platform to find more reliable sources). Use footnotes and create a bibliography (can be on same pages as essay) in Chicago Style.
- Atlanta Compromise Speech–Booker T. Washington (https://iowaculture.gov/sites/default/files/history-education-pss-areconstruction-atlanta-transcription.pdf)
- Chapter 3 of Souls of Black Folk—Du Bois (https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/408)
My professor requires the use of footnotes in Chicago manual of style (she gave us this link https://youtu.be/WOtiaWrtKW0 to help)