Up from slavery

Washington as both an "accommodationist and calculating realist seeking to carve out a viable strategy for black struggle amidst the nadir of race relations in the United States.

Many who came were public school teachers and some were around 40 years of age. Washington deserves praise for "seeking to be all things to all men in a multifaceted society.

Up from Slavery: an autobiography

Washington describes his last interactions with General Armstrong and his first with Armstrong's successor, Rev. He goes on to relate the story of a man aged around They tried to educate them in a way that would make them want to stay in these agricultural districts rather than leave for the city and be forced to live by their wits.

Washington paints an image Up from slavery the South during Reconstruction Era of the United States, with several assessments of Reconstruction projects including: This chapter also gives the first mention of groups such as the Ku Klux Klan.

The number of pupils increased each week and there were nearly 50 by the end of the first month. He describes the conditions in Tuskegee and his work in building the school: His strategy of garnering sympathy and speaking realistically, encouraged many in staunch opposition to consider the possibility of civil rights and liberties.

Washington as both an "accommodationist and calculating realist seeking to carve out a viable strategy for black struggle amidst the nadir of race relations in the United States. Chapter 5[ edit ] "The Reconstruction Period ": In MayGeneral Armstrong told Washington he had received a letter from a man in Alabama to recommend someone to take charge of a "colored school" in Tuskegee.

It is hard not to be inspired by the story of a young black man born a slave in and becoming the most vocal and prominent member of the black community until his death in I do not believe that the Negro should cease voting…but I do believe that in his voting he should more and more be influenced by those of intelligence and character who are his next-door neighbors…I do not believe that any state should make a law that permits an ignorant and poverty-stricken white man to vote, and prevents a black man in the same condition from voting.

He speaks about his children. Tensions ran high so soon after the Civil War. The Movement established itself as an entity entirely removed from Washington in conciliation, but rather a new, more radical course of action: The end Chapter 12[ edit ] "Raising Money": Subsequent speeches were filled with purpose: He demonstrates a holistic approach to his teaching in that he researched the area and the people and how poverty stricken many were.

Smith, is announced in this chapter. Washington travels north to secure additional funding for the Institute with which he had much success. Many of the students came initially to study so that they would not have to work with their hands, whereas Washington aimed for them to be capable of all sorts of labor and to not be ashamed of it.

Subsequent speeches were filled with purpose: The opportunity to earn a dollar in a factory just now is worth infinitely more than the opportunity to spend a dollar in an opera-house.

He speaks of the Reconstruction policy being built on "a false foundation. Many who came were public school teachers and some were around 40 years of age.

The goal was established to prepare students of Tuskegee to become teachers, farmers, and overall moral people.

Thomas believed that African Americans were "deplorably bad" and that it would require a "miracle" to make any sort of progress.

He will do exactly what his white neighbor in the North does when the Negro threatens his bread—kill him.

Slavery in America

The goal was established to prepare students of Tuskegee to become teachers, farmers, and overall moral people. That is our building. DuBois asserts that there are many educated and successful African Americans who would criticize the work of Washington, but they are being hushed in such a way as to impede "democracy and the safeguard of modern society.

Most critiques of him target his accommodationism, yet his private life was very much aimed at opposition through funding.

Armstrong Chapter 4[ edit ] "Helping Others": Many masters took sexual liberties with slave women, and rewarded obedient slave behavior with favors, while rebellious slaves were brutally punished. The first introduction of General Samuel C. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Up From Slavery Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.

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Up from Slavery

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