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Synthesize the ideas of W.E.B. Dubois on the civil rights of Americans? W.E.B Dubois wanted the eqaulity of man, as the nation was build apon. Dubois wanted every single righjt that belonged to a freeborn American. He wanted to vote. He stated that, that would cover everything from freedom to the chance to raise to the chasityof your daughters. He wanted discrimination in public to cease, with that no different railway cars or separate bathrooms and drinking fountains. Dubois wanted an education for the black children just as the white children got it, in a clean and safe school. Dubois did not want this just for African Amerivans but for whoever was being denied the opportunity of an American. 2. Why did Dubois and Booker T. Washington disagree on the strategy of achieving civil rights? Booker T. Washington had similar ideals as Dubois, but wanted to go about getting them a different way. B.T. wanted to rise from the depths of slavery slowly and gain the respect of the oppressors. He wanted to live like white folk not excepting the abuse but not doing anthing about it eigther. B.T. wanted the rights to just come over a period of time excepting the prejudice and segragation that was handed to him, saying it will come to an end in due time. Dubois wanted his rights now. He wanted the American dream that the white folk were living. He wanted not just up from slavery but free from it forever becoming eaquil or greater than the so-called opposition. Dubois wanted to vote, walk freely, and have money and staus as a human being than labled as a nigga who aint worth *censored*. Dubois did not want to take his time achieving those goals. His outlook on life was you want something you go get it; you don’t wait for it to come to you. 3. Evaluate the extent to which the civil right movement has achieved the Dubois and Booker T. Washington agenda. The civil right movement speeded up the procsses of gaining political freedom for the black man ...

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