Discussion #6: How progressive was The Progressive Era?
The Progressive era stands out as a period when American politics seriously confronted the political upheavals caused by industrialization. However, in some ways, the rectify era was not very progressive in how it dealt after a while women, ebon Americans, and immigrants.
In ordain to ad for this argument forum:
Review and substantiate the pertinent sections of Chapter 22 that patronage your argument.
Read Booker T. Washington's oration The Atlanta Compromise
Read W.E.B. Du Bois The Niagara Movement
The Niagra Movement's "Declaration of Principles" by W.E.B.Du Bois
The Seneca Falls Convention (1848). Read Sojourner Truth's Oration to the Akron Convention (1851) and The Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions (1848)
Background on The Niagara Movement-examine the archive
W.E.B. Du Bois collation of his writings
Read W.E.B.Du Bois -The Niagra Movement/PBS site
After you entertain completed your readings column a reply to the aftercited questions.
1. Compare and contrariety the ideas of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. In your notion, which of these two men had the ameliorate intention? Explain why.