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washington & du bois voc.

washington & du bois voc.

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Accommodation

Adapting one's current understandings (schemas) to incorporate new information.

Industrial Revolution

A series of improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods.

Compromise

A settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands in order to reach an agreement.

Material Prosperity

wealth and happiness

self-help

the principle of self-defense under anarchy in which states have no one else to rely on to defend their security except themselves

Talented Tenth

According to W. E. B. DuBois, the ten percent of the black population that had the talent to bring respect and equality to all blacks

Civil, Social, and Political Rights

equal rights for African American people

Manhood

manly qualities

Niagara Movement

(1905) W.E.B. Du Bois and other young activists, who did not believe in accommodation, came together at Niagara Falls in 1905 to demand full black equality. Demanded that African Americans get right to vote in states where it had been taken away, segregation be abolished, and many discriminatory barriers be removed. Declared commitment for freedom of speech, brotherhood of all peoples, and respect for workingman

Activism

The practice of pursuing political or other goals through vigorous action, often including protests and demonstrations