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It was rough for African Americans in the 1890’s, and though they tried to live a normal easy life they always had obstacles that got in the way. They had thought everything was going good for them with the 13th and 14th amendment being announced. Also The Emancipation Proclamation which stated, on January 1, 1863, "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free" was a speech that actually came out before the 13th and 14th amendment which was the whole reason why those amendments had came out. The 13th amendment stated that "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction”. This was such a big deal since…show more content…
The Speech- "Atlanta Compromise - Booker T Washington.pdf." Google. Google, n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2017. or “Booker T. Washington Delivers the 1895 Atlanta Compromise Speech.” HISTORY MATTERS - The U.S. Survey Course on the Web, historymatters.gmu.edu/d/39/. Accessed 25 Apr. 2017. Booker T Washington- Bailey, Ellen and Amy Witherbee. "Booker T. Washington." Booker T. Washington, Jan. 2005, p. 1. Reason as to why he spoke- Wesson, Stephen. “Booker T. Washington and the Atlanta Compromise.” Booker T. Washington and the Atlanta Compromise | Teaching with the Library of Congress, 29 July 2011, blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2011/07/booker-t-washington-and-the-atlanta-compromise/. Accessed 26 Apr. 2017. Reason as to why he spoke continued- “Reconstruction and Its Aftermath.” Reconstruction and Its Aftermath, a Part of the African American Odyssey Exhibition, Is about the Difficulty Free Blacks Faced during the Reconstruction Period., memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart5.html. Accessed 26 Apr.
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