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The following quotes will be discussed: Definition, Ethos The Negro race, like all races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men. The problem of education, then, among Negroes must first of all deal with the Talented Tenth; it is the problem of developing the Best of this race that they may guide the Mass away from the contamination and death of the Worst, in their own and other races.
A saving remnant continually survives and persists, continually aspires, continually shows itself in thrift and ability and character.
Exceptional it is to be sure, but this is its chiefest promise; it shows the capability of Negro blood, the promise of black men. From the very first it has been the educated and intelligent of the Negro people that have led and elevated the mass.
What five synonyms does he use? What does he see as the role of the Talented Tenth?
We see that Du Bois uses names of extraordinary men and women, who provided leadership in the dark days of slavery. How do examples help to define the Talented Tenth and make the argument?
He continues, with a longer list of exceptional Freedmen and Former Slaves. Are the names familiar to you? How may this help to make the point: Using the full text is an option, and students who work with the full version may also benefit from going outside the close textual analysis to find some biographical information on these leaders.
Organization If this be true--and who can deny it--three tasks lay before me; first to show from the past that the Talented Tenth as they have risen among American Negroes have been worthy of leadership; secondly to show how these men may be educated and developed; and thirdly to show their relation to the Negro problem.
Rather than point out this quote, ask students to find the statement that lays out the organizational structure of the essay.
Then have them rephrase it: Audience and Tone Men of America, the problem is plain before you. Here is a race transplanted through the criminal foolishness of your fathers. Whether you like it or not the millions are here, and here they will remain. Of course they are the rule, [the Negro masses—which the counter-argument would state—are mired in death, disease and crime] because a silly nation made them the rule: Because for three long centuries this people lynched Negroes who dared to be brave, raped black women who dared to be virtuous, crushed dark-hued youth who dared to be ambitious, and encouraged and made to flourish servility and lewdness and apathy.
The audience should be named and the tone identified. Once textual analysis of these speeches has been modeled and key concepts introduced, students are ready to embark on their own analysis of the text.
These will be accomplished through a Structured Academic Controversy. In Teaching Democracy, Walter C. The considerations for consensus, will be framed as follows: It is the turn of the twentieth century.
Also mention which ideas from each leader you would not include and tell why.What were the four major points in the Monroe Doctrine? What view did Booker T. Washington and WEB DuBois share? William McKinley. president during the Spanish-American War; attempted a diplomatic approach the area between the opposing trenches that soldiers had to run through for an attack against the other side; no protection.
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(Portugese Wikipedia).The French called it Paresseux and the Spanish Perezosos or Pereza (lazy). The English called it a Sloth. W. E. B. Du Bois & Booker T.
Washington: Two Sides of the Same Coin February 28, by Evangeline Holland. No two men of equal stature could have come from different places than Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois.
Use this chart to list the strategies of Booker T. Washington (that he did not share with Du Bois) on one side, the strategies of W. E. B. Du Bois (that he did not share with Washington) on the other, and the strategies they had in common in the middle.
Booker T. Washington, educator, reformer and the most influentional black leader of his time () preached a philosophy of self-help, racial solidarity and accomodation.