Progressive Era and Equality
This paper discusses equality for African-Americans by looking at the Progressive Era.
# 123559 | 1,250 words | 24 sources | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in African-American Studies (Slavery) , African-American Studies (Racism) , African-American Studies (Civil Rights) , Sociology (General)
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This paper examines the Progressive Era and highlights the contributions of such notable individuals as Richard Wright, Jr., Susan B. Anthony, and W.E.B. Du Bois in achieving equality for African-Americans. The NAACP and KKK are discussed, as are two prominent court cases.
From the Paper:"The Progressive Era following the emancipation of the slaves in early America was one that would be expected to see the culmination of efforts on behalf of African Americans in terms of their finally achieving racial equality and enjoying American citizenship along with the rest of America. Paradoxically though the reality was almost the exact opposite of that idyllic expectation. Rayford Logan states that the Progressive Era marked the nadir' of African American life after emancipation and historian Pete Daniel suggests that the period preceding the ..."
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