Booker T. Washington And W.E.B Du Bois

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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B Du Bois Jannatul Shifa In the United States, individuals have disagreed about specific issues. Two individuals who disagreed about how to achieve for African Americans were Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. These two individuals were civil rights supporters. One view pint from Booker T Washington was that African Americans should achieve equality by economic advancement. As shown in document 1 according to Booker T Washington African achieve equality by starting at the bottom and worked up and that earned the respect of whites . Washington wanted the good to show in all of black people. He believed that the blacks should work for themselves. Booker T. Washington asked the white people for help not equality. Booker T. Washington believed that they would not make it anywhere in society if they focused on just equality. Booker T. Washington wanted to have blacks trained for society and real life situations, he believed that was way more important to be street smart and learn real life situation than be book smart . He wanted the African Americans to have land and vocational skill so they are able to hold on to jobs and have income and support . He wanted job education for blacks so they could learn how to do their jobs and do it properly. W.E.B thought differently than Washington. As shown in document 2 believed that Blacks should be peaceful and strive for their rights. He focused on the exact opposite things that of Booker T. Washington. Dubois focused on a strategy called the gradualist political strategy. The gradualist political strategy tells that Dubois was very focused on blacks being book smart to get anywhere in life. He believed that they should be just like whites, with high education and IQ's which all comes from reading, writing, and organized education. He wanted the blacks to have intellectual advances in

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