Segregation

Briana, Holly, Craig & Zach

Segregation was a time that African Americans were fighting for equality and fairness.

Quotes of the Atlanta Compromise

“In all things purely social we can be as separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress.”

“Cast down your bucket where you are”

“No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. It is at the bottom of life we must begin, and not at the top.”

"In all things that are purely social we can be separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress.”

“It is at the bottom of life we must begin and not at the top.”

“The wisest of my race understand that the agitation of questions of social equality is the extremist folly...”

Booker T. Washington’s speech encouraged African Americans to push back the fight for civil rights and work on becoming educationally and vocationally equal.

Quiz!

1. Exodusters are African American migrants who moved to where?

aNorth Carolina

  1. Kansas
  2. Kentucky
  3. Maine
  1. How much did Mississippi require citizens to pay in order to vote
  1. $6
  2. $500
  3. $2
  4. $9
  1. Who gave the Atlanta Compromise speech?
  1. Booker T. Washington
  2. Mary Church Terrell
  3. Du Bios
  4. Ida B Wells
  1. After the Plessy V Ferguson case, the Supreme Court ruled what?
  1. Slaves are people
  2. Federal government is higher than State government
  3. Interstate commerce is prohibited
  4. Separate but equal
  1. Along with a tax on voting, Mississippi required the citizens to pass what kind of test?
  1. Literacy
  2. Math
  3. History
  4. Politics

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