How Did Booker T Washington Write Up From Slavery

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Bilal Alghazali
Prof: Kelly Suprenant
ENG 1101
29 October 2017

Booker T Washington

Washington, Booker T. "Up From Slavery." Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915.Up From Slavery: An Autobiography. Booker T Washington, 30 July 2001. Web. 29 Oct. 2017. Booker T Washington writes the book “Up From Slavery”; in this book, he writes about being born a slave and growing up battling to get his education after the Civil War. He talks about the battle and speeches he had given to try to express the necessity of the Negros to be equal.“I tried to emphasize the fact that while the Negro should not be deprived by unfair means of the franchise…and that no race without these elements could permanently succeed.” (Washington 208). Washington is saying that many Negros were denied rights due to their color, and in fact, he felt that the Congress should help out. This connects with other stories, and other articles because they all talk about how Booker T had a way of talking epically for the rights of the Negros.
Washington, Booker T. "Progressive Era." Teaching American History. Booker T Washington, 18 Sept. 1895. Web. 31 Oct. 2017.
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“To those of my race who depend on bettering their condition in a foreign land or who underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man” (Washington 1). Washington in this speech goes more into explaining in order to get the respect that his fellow people must give respect as well. Washington does also talks and makes sure and emphasizes that Negros must and should get the same privileges as any other and that they should have a right to say in law. This connects with the most of the article written about Booker T Washington because in all articles they state he was a great
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